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George protospatharios and strategos of Lykandos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1949
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel (reverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 53.6.

A parallel specimen from the same boulloterion is published in Zacos, Seals II, no. 476.


Bust of St. George holding a spear and a shield. Traces of a vertical inscription: Ο|Α|.ΙΓ|Ε|Ο|ΡὉ ἅγιος Γεόργιος. Border of dots.


Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


Γεώρ[γ(ιος)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) [(καὶ)] στ[ρ]ατη[γ(ὸς)] Ληκανδο[ῦ]


Γεώργιος πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ στρατηγὸς Ληκανδοῦ.

George, protospatharios and strategos of Lykandos.


The seal of a strategos of Lykandos, named George Ernesis (?) – or Eunesis, according to W. Seibt – and decorated by a similar bust of St. George, is published in Sig., 282.