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Nikephoros Doukas, sebastos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

 
ΣΡΑ̣
ΣΕΑΣ̣
ΝΙΚΗ̣
ΤΔ̣

σφρα[γὶς] σεβασ[τοῦ] Νικηφ[όρου] τοῦ Δού[κα]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΑΝΓΕ̣
Υ̣ΣΕΧΟΝ
ΣΕΚΑ
ΛΕΝ

[ῥί]ζαν γέ[νο]υς ἔχον[το]ς ἐκ βα[σι]λέων

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

 
ΣΡΑ̣
ΣΕΑΣ̣
ΝΙΚΗ̣
ΤΔ̣

σφρα[γὶς] σεβασ[τοῦ] Νικηφ[όρου] τοῦ Δού[κα]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΑΝΓΕ̣
Υ̣ΣΕΧΟΝ
ΣΕΚΑ
ΛΕΝ

[ῥί]ζαν γέ[νο]υς ἔχον[το]ς ἐκ βα[σι]λέων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1346
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2845c. See also PBW: Nikephoros 20152.

Translation

σφραγὶς σεβαστοῦ Νικηφόρου τοῦ Δούκα ῥίζαν γένους ἔχοντος ἐκ βασιλέων.

Seal of the sebastos Nikephoros Doukas who traces his lineage from emperors.