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George Alopekes (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2882
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Partially flattened on both sides; off-center.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 93.

Obverse

Bust of St. George. Sigla: |ΓΙ: Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a decoration above. Border of dots.


.ΛΟΠΕ
ηΝΦΥΛΑ
ΤΕΟΜ
ΝΙΜΟΝ
Σ

λοπέκην φύλατε ὁμώνιμον σόν

Translation

Ἀλοπέκην φύλατε ὁμώνιμον σόν.

Protect (your servant) of the same name, (George) Alopekes.

 

Commentary

The reading of the family name is tentatively restored as Alopekes; see Wassiliou-Seibt's comments in the work cited above.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2882
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Partially flattened on both sides; off-center.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 93.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2882
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Partially flattened on both sides; off-center.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 93.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2882
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Partially flattened on both sides; off-center.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 93.

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