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Niketas Chlearinos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

ΣΦΡ
ΓΗΣΝΙ
ΚΗΤ

σφραγὴς Νικήτᾳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Τ
ΧΛΗΡΙ
Ν

τῷ Χληαρινῷ

Obverse

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

ΣΦΡ
ΓΗΣΝΙ
ΚΗΤ

σφραγὴς Νικήτᾳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Τ
ΧΛΗΡΙ
Ν

τῷ Χληαρινῷ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.396
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2682.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

σφραγὴς Νικήτᾳ τῷ Χληαρινῷ.

Seal of Niketas Chlearinos.

Commentary

The family name Chlearinos (or more often Chlearinos) is rare; for other instances, see the commentary to Wassiliou-Seibt's entry in her catalogue of metrical seals.