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Nikephoros Diogenes (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3931
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1507a.

Obverse

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

  
νικη
φορου
σφργισ
μ

Νικηφόρου σφράγισμα

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

του
διογε
νουσ
  

τοῦ Διογένους

Translation

Νικηφόρου σφράγισμα τοῦ Διογένους.

Seal of Nikephoros Diogenes.

Commentary

The owner of this seal was in all likelihood the second son of the emperor Romanos IV Diogenes by Eudokia Makrembolitissa. Nikephoros Diogenes was apprehended in a plot against Alexios Komnenos in 1094 for which he was made to suffer exile, blinding, and the confiscation of his property.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3931
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1507a.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3931
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1507a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3931
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1507a.