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Nikephoros Machetes (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3665
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 168.

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom. On either side, the sigla: |ι̅|οΟ|Μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ [Χρ(υσό)]στομ(ος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Indeterminate border.

υτη
μχητ
ησφργι,
νικηφο
ρ

Αὕτη Μαχητοῦ ἡ σφραγὶ(ς) Νικηφόρου

Translation

Αὕτη Μαχητοῦ ἡ σφραγὶς Νικηφόρου.

This is the seal of Nikephoros Machetes.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt notes the rarity of the name Machetes, which is not attested in other seals.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3665
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 168.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3665
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 168.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3665
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 168.

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