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John Chrysobalantites (twelfth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2723
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Chipped along the edge.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1023.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.ν
.ο̣υση
μντρ
ον

[Ἰ]ωάν[ν]ου σήμαντρον

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

του̣
χρυσο̣
λν
τ,τ/

τοῦ Χρυσοβαλαντ(ί)τ(ου)

Translation

Ἰωάννου σήμαντρον τοῦ Χρυσοβαλαντίτου.

Seal of John Chrysobalantites.

Commentary

The inscription appears to be an irregular metrical verse consisting of two seven-syllable distichs.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2723
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Chipped along the edge.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1023.