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Niketas Xiphilinos, koiaistor (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ρ
νικη
ονι
ον
ει

[σφ]ρα[γὶς] Νικήτ[αν τ]ὸν Ξι[φιλῖν]ον [γράφ]ει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, bottom line missing. Border of dots.

ικ
σπο
ρχ
κΟ̣

δικ[α]σπό[λων] ἄρχ[οντα], κο[ιαίστωρά με]

Obverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ρ
νικη
ονι
ον
ει

[σφ]ρα[γὶς] Νικήτ[αν τ]ὸν Ξι[φιλῖν]ον [γράφ]ει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, bottom line missing. Border of dots.

ικ
σπο
ρχ
κΟ̣

δικ[α]σπό[λων] ἄρχ[οντα], κο[ιαίστωρά με]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5076
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 1117; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 647.

Translation

σφραγἰς Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλῖνον γράφει δικασπόλων ἄρχοντα, κοιαίστωρά με.

The seal inscribes me, Niketas Xiphilinos, chief of the judges, koiaistor.

Commentary

See the commentary to the better preserved parallel BZS.1955.1.4018.