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Andronikos Vatatzes, sebastos (twelth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ησΦργ..
υτητ..
ττ..
μηνυει

ἡ σφραγ[ὶς] αὔτη τ[ὸν] Βατάτζ[ην] μηνύει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


..ον
..δρονικον
.κτησι
Σ

[σε]βαστὸν [Ἀν]δρόνικον [ἐ]κ τῆς ἀξίας

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ησΦργ..
υτητ..
ττ..
μηνυει

ἡ σφραγ[ὶς] αὔτη τ[ὸν] Βατάτζ[ην] μηνύει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


..ον
..δρονικον
.κτησι
Σ

[σε]βαστὸν [Ἀν]δρόνικον [ἐ]κ τῆς ἀξίας

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.483
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 849a.

Translation

ἡ σφραγὶς αὔτη τὸν Βατάτζην μηνύει σεβαστὸν Ἀνδρόνικον ἐκ τῆς ἀξίας.

This seal reveals the owner as Andronikos Vatatzes, sebastos by title.

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