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George protospatharios and strategos of Lykandos (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1949

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 53.6.

A parallel specimen from the same boulloterion is published in Zacos, Seals II, no. 476.

Details

Diameter:
28 mm
Condition:
Cracked along the channel (reverse).

Obverse

George protospatharios and strategos of Lykandos (eleventh century)

Bust of St. George holding a spear and a shield. Traces of a vertical inscription: Ο|Α|.ΙΓ|Ε|Ο|ΡὉ ἅγιος Γεόργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

George protospatharios and strategos of Lykandos (eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

.ι.γερ
.ασπαθ,
.στ.ατη
.ληκαν
δο.

Γεώρ[γ(ιος)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) [(καὶ)] στ[ρ]ατη[γ(ὸς)] Ληκανδο[ῦ]

 

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