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Constantine Manganes (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3833
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 437a.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, wearing an omophorion, holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right hand. Inscriptions in columns to both sides: |Ν|Ι|ΚΛ|ΑΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅγιος Νικολάος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with cross above. Border of dots.

γραφασ
σφραγιζ
μαγγανη
κνσταν
τινου

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Μαγγάνη Κωνσταντίνου

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Μαγγάνη Κωνσταντίνου.

I seal the writings of Constantine Manganes.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable. Same inscription as a seal of the same individual, BZS.1947.2.1388, but with a completely different layout.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3833
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 437a.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3833
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 437a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3833
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 437a.

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