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John Makedon, protonobellisimos (thirteenth/fourteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5490
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Poorly preserved on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 325.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γρ
ΦσσΦρ
γιειμκ
νι̅ν
νη.

γραφὰς σφραγίζει Μακεδὼν Ἰωάννη[ς]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Ρ.
τ̣ονε̣
.ισιμ̣οσεκ
.ησι
σ

πρ[ω]τονωβε[λ]ίσιμος ἐκ [τ]ῆς ἀξίας

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζει Μακεδὼν Ἰωάννης πρωτονωβελίσιμος ἐκ τῆς ἀξίας.

John Makedon, protonobellisimos by rank, seals these writings.

Commentary

Note the unusual forms of certain letters (zeta, xi, alpha, and delta) as well the superfluous abbreviation mark over the name John in the fourth line of the obverse.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5490
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Poorly preserved on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 325.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5490
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Poorly preserved on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 325.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5490
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Poorly preserved on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 325.

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