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Constantine Cheilas, sebastos and judge of the army (thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3286
Diameter 31 mm
Condition The lettering on the reverse appears to have been distorted, perhaps from the effects of heat. Punctured twice at the top for use as a pendant.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 318b.

Obverse

St. Nicholas standing, offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla: ο||γι|οσ|νικο|λ|ο : Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

γραα
σσεβαουκε
κριττουου
σατουκωναν
τινηριετ
χειλαμα
καρ

Γραφὰς σεβαστοῦ κὲ κριτοῦ τοῦ φουσάτου Κωνσταντίνου στήριζε τοῦ Χειλᾶ, μάκαρ

Translation

Γραφὰς σεβαστοῦ κὲ κριτοῦ τοῦ φουσάτου Κωνσταντίνου στήριζε τοῦ Χειλᾶ, μάκαρ.

Validate, blessèd one, the letters of the sebastos and judge of the army Constantine Cheilas.

Commentary

See the remarks on BZS 1955.1.3828.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3286
Diameter 31 mm
Condition The lettering on the reverse appears to have been distorted, perhaps from the effects of heat. Punctured twice at the top for use as a pendant.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 318b.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3286
Diameter 31 mm
Condition The lettering on the reverse appears to have been distorted, perhaps from the effects of heat. Punctured twice at the top for use as a pendant.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 318b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3286
Diameter 31 mm
Condition The lettering on the reverse appears to have been distorted, perhaps from the effects of heat. Punctured twice at the top for use as a pendant.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 318b.