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Nikephoros Doukas, descendant of emperors, sebastos (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.507
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded by ornament. Border of dots.

   
ΣΦΡΓΙ
ΣΕΑΣΤΟΥ
ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡ
ΤΟΥΚΑ

Σφραγὶς σεβαστοῦ Νικηφόρου τοῦ Δούκα

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΡΙΖΑΝΓΕ
ΝΟΥΣΕΧΟΝ
ΤΟΣΕΚΑ
ΣΙΛΕΝ

ῥιζαν γένους ἔχοντος ἐκ βασιλέων.

Translation

Σφραγὶς σεβαστοῦ Νικηφόρου τοῦ Δούκα ῥιζαν γένους ἔχοντος ἐκ βασιλέων.

The seal of the sebastos Nicholas Doukas who traces his descent from emperors.

Commentary

The inscription consists of two twelve-syllable verses, one on each side of the seal.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.507
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.507
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.507
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm

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