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Polykarpos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Details indistinct. On either side: |νικ|ο|λ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γραφ,
σφραγι
λογ,
πολυκα
ρπ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζω (καὶ) λόγ(ους) Πολυκάρπου

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Details indistinct. On either side: |νικ|ο|λ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γραφ,
σφραγι
λογ,
πολυκα
ρπ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζω (καὶ) λόγ(ους) Πολυκάρπου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3982
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 404.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Πολυκάρπου.

I seal the letters and words of Polykarpos.

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