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John Xiphilinos, protoproedros and judge (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3219
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870a.

Obverse

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


πρτο
προερ
καικριτ
ιφιλι
νου

πρωτοπροέδρου καὶ κριτοῦ Ξιφιλίνου

Reverse

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


επισφρα
γιτασ
γραφασ
ια


ἐπισφραγίζω τὰς γραφὰς Ἰωάννου

Translation

πρωτοπροέδρου καὶ κριτοῦ Ξιφιλίνου ἐπισφραγίζω τὰς γραφὰς Ἰωάννου.

I set the seal on the documents of the protoproedros and judge John Xiphilinos.

Commentary

This seal and the parallel specimen noted below belonged to the same man as did BZS1958.106.3047, in other words to John Xiphilinos "the younger," nephew of the well known Patriarch of the same name. See Wassiliou-Seibt's discussion in her catalogue of metrical seals, noted in the entry for the seal cited.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3219
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870a.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3219
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3219
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870a.