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Yaghibasan, emir and servant of the emperor (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2807
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Oikonomides, "Les Danishmendides, entre Byzance, Bagdad et le sultanat d'Iconium," no. 1.

Obverse

Bust of Christ, beardless blessing with his right hand and holding a scroll in his left hand. He has a nimbus cruciger. Sigla visible: ΙΣ: Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς. Inscription: Ο|ΕΜ|.ΑΝ|: ὁ Ἐμμανουήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΟΔΛΟΣ
ΤΑΣΙΛΕ
ΟΣΑΜΥΡΑΣ
..ΓΙΠΑΖΑ
ΝΗΣ

Ὁ δούλος τοῦ βασιλέος ἀμυρᾶς Ἰαγιπαζάνης

Translation

Ὁ δούλος τοῦ βασιλέως ἀμυρᾶς Ἰαγιπαζάνης.

The servant of the emperor, the emir Yaghibasan.

Commentary

See Oikonomides, "Les Danishmendides," for a discussion of this individual, Yaghibasan, the son of Amir Ghazi, governor of Sebasteia (1142-1164). The seal is dated to about the year 1146, on the basis of his brief association with the emperor Manuel Komnenos at that time.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2807
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Oikonomides, "Les Danishmendides, entre Byzance, Bagdad et le sultanat d'Iconium," no. 1.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2807
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Oikonomides, "Les Danishmendides, entre Byzance, Bagdad et le sultanat d'Iconium," no. 1.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2807
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Oikonomides, "Les Danishmendides, entre Byzance, Bagdad et le sultanat d'Iconium," no. 1.

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