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George Choirosphaktes, patrikios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1060
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden, no. 280.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 750; Corpus III, no. 468a.

Obverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΓΕΡΓΙ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
ΜΑΤΧΟΙΡ.
ΣΦΑΚΤ
  

Γεωργίου σφράγισμα τοῦ Χοιροσφάκτου

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

ΤΠ̅Ρ̅Ι̅
.ιαισ
.εταγμε
νου
  

τοῦ πατρικίου ἀξίως τεταγμένου

Translation

Γεωργίου σφράγισμα τοῦ Χοιροσφάκτου τοῦ πατρικίου ἀξίως τεταγμένου.

Seal of George Choirosphaktes, worthily appointed as patrikios.

Commentary

Two dodecasyllables. While the Choirosphaktes family is well attested, this member is not known beyond his seals.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1060
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden, no. 280.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 750; Corpus III, no. 468a.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1060
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden, no. 280.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 750; Corpus III, no. 468a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1060
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden, no. 280.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 750; Corpus III, no. 468a.

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