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David asekretis (eleventh century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Badly effaced bust of a saint (perhaps Basil or Nicholas). No epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

σφργ̣
πεφυκ
τ
σηκρ
τ

σφραγ(ὶς) πέφυκ[α] Δα(βὶ)δ τοῦ ἀσηκρ(ῆ)τ(ις)

Obverse

Badly effaced bust of a saint (perhaps Basil or Nicholas). No epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

σφργ̣
πεφυκ
τ
σηκρ
τ

σφραγ(ὶς) πέφυκ[α] Δα(βὶ)δ τοῦ ἀσηκρ(ῆ)τ(ις)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4144
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 76; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2711.

Translation

σφραγὶς πέφυκα Δαβὶδ τοῦ ἀσηκρῆτις.

I am the seal of the asekretis David.

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