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John Kritopoulos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear over his shoulder. Sigla visible at left: |Γ|Ε|: Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Border of dots.


..ΑΡΓ
..Ι̅Τ
.ΡΙΤΟΠ
Λ

Σφαργὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Κριτοπούλου

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear over his shoulder. Sigla visible at left: |Γ|Ε|: Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Border of dots.


..ΑΡΓ
..Ι̅Τ
.ΡΙΤΟΠ
Λ

Σφαργὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Κριτοπούλου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4203
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Κριτοπούλου.

This is the seal of John Kritopoulos.

Commentary

Note the mistake in the word σφραγίς in the inscription (corrected in the edited transcription above).