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Artavasdos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios with a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Sigla: |Δ|ΗΜ|Η|Τ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτ(ριος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΓΡΑΦ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΖ
ΛΟΓ,ΑΡΤΑ
ΑΣΔ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγ(ους) Ἀρταβάσδου

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios with a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Sigla: |Δ|ΗΜ|Η|Τ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτ(ριος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΓΡΑΦ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΖ
ΛΟΓ,ΑΡΤΑ
ΑΣΔ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγ(ους) Ἀρταβάσδου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2499
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

This metrical inscription should be added to the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 365.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Ἀρταβάσδου.

I seal letters and correspondence of Artavasdos.