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Artavasdos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1199
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 365.

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear over his right shoulder and a shield with his left arm. Epigraphy on either side: ||ημ|η|τρ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

γρα,
σραγι,
λογ,αρτα̣
ασ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγ(ους) Ἀρταβάσδου

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Ἀρταβάσδου.

I seal the letters and correspondence of Artavasdos.

Commentary

It is not clear whether Artavasdos is the owner's Christian name or family name.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1199
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 365.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1199
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 365.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1199
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 365.