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Nicholas Maliasinos, sebastos (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3297
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 28 mm
Condition Partially flattened on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1351.

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. On either side, inscription: ο||γ|ι,γε||ρ|γι|οσ : ὁ ἅγι(ος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


μλισι
νονσε
ονσονοικε
τνικολον
σκεποισμε
...τυρ
..εοσ

Μαλιασινὸν σεβαστὸν σὸν οἰκέτην Νικόλαον σκέποις με, [μαρ]τύρων [κλ]έος

Translation

Μαλιασινὸν σεβαστὸν σὸν οἰκέτην Νικόλαον σκέποις με, μαρτύρων κλέος.

Glory of the martyrs, may you protect me, your servant Nicholas Maliasinos, sebastos.

Commentary

The inscription is composed of two twelve-syllable verses.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3297
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 28 mm
Condition Partially flattened on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1351.