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Andronikos Karatzas (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡ.
.Ι̣ΣΚ.
.ΑΤΖΑ̣

σφρ[αγ]ὶς Κ[αρ]ατζᾶ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΝ
.ΡΑΦ.
.ΝΡΟ̣
Ν̣ΙΚ̣

τῶν [γ]ραφῶ[ν Ἀ]νδρονίκου

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡ.
.Ι̣ΣΚ.
.ΑΤΖΑ̣

σφρ[αγ]ὶς Κ[αρ]ατζᾶ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΝ
.ΡΑΦ.
.ΝΡΟ̣
Ν̣ΙΚ̣

τῶν [γ]ραφῶ[ν Ἀ]νδρονίκου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1370
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2488; also published as no. 2707 with a different reading.

Translation

σφραγὶς Καρατζᾶ τῶν γραφῶν Ἀνδρονίκου.

Seal of the letters of Andronikos Karatzas.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt read the same inscription as σφραγὶς πέλουσα τῶν γραφῶν Ἀνδρονίκου; the inscription given in this entry is the one we prefer.