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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.

Obverse

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.

Reverse

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

.ι.γερ
.ασπαθ,
.στ.ατη
.ληκαν
δο.

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

Translation

Γεώργιος πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ στρατηγὸς Ληκανδοῦ.

George, protospatharios and strategos of Lykandos.

Commentary

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.

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.

Notes

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.

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