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Niketas Xiphilinos, judge and koiaistor (1098)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a crosslet. Border of dots.


χρΉζεισ
μαθεῖν
γνΏριζε
κοιαΊστ
ραμε

χρήζεις μαθεῖν; γνώριζε κοιαίστωρά με

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a crosslet. Border of dots.


κριτ̀
νικΉταν
τονξιφι
λῖνονγΈ
νοσ

κριτὴν Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλῖνον γένος

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a crosslet. Border of dots.


χρΉζεισ
μαθεῖν
γνΏριζε
κοιαΊστ
ραμε

χρήζεις μαθεῖν; γνώριζε κοιαίστωρά με

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a crosslet. Border of dots.


κριτ̀
νικΉταν
τονξιφι
λῖνονγΈ
νοσ

κριτὴν Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλῖνον γένος

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1352
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 1116; Bulles métriques, no. 555. Oikonomides, Dated Seals, no. 105. The reading of this seal has been confirmed with reference to the related specimen noted below and to the parallels also edited by Laurent.

Translation

Χρήζεις μαθεῖν; Γνώριζε κοιαίστωρά με κριτὴν Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλῖνον γένος.

Do you wish to know? Know that I am the koiaistor and judge Niketas, Xiphilinos by descent.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1951.31.5.546, a seal with the same owner and inscription but from a different boulloterion.