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Bardas Chazanes, patrikios (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4585
Diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2343 (reading the family name as Kazanes).

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |ΝΙ|Κ|ΟΛ|Α|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΣΡ
ΓΙΣΡ
Π̅Ρ̅Ι̅⸣Τ
ΧΝ,
  

σφραγὶς Βάρδα π(ατ)ρι(κίου) τοῦ Χαζάν(η)

Translation

σφραγὶς Βάρδα πατρικίου τοῦ Χαζάνη.

Seal of the patrikios Bardas Chazanes.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4585
Diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2343 (reading the family name as Kazanes).