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John (man of the metropolitan of) Methymna and nobelissimos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ι̅
.φραγι.
ν.
.ισι
.

Ἰω(άννου) [σ]φράγι[σμ]α νωβ[ελ]ισί[μ]ου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

αφνορ
ανθρπ
τοντμ
θυμν
σ

ἀφ' ὧν ὅρ[α], ἄνθρωπ[ε], τὸν τοῦ Μ[η]θύμν[η]ς

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ι̅
.φραγι.
ν.
.ισι
.

Ἰω(άννου) [σ]φράγι[σμ]α νωβ[ελ]ισί[μ]ου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

αφνορ
ανθρπ
τοντμ
θυμν
σ

ἀφ' ὧν ὅρ[α], ἄνθρωπ[ε], τὸν τοῦ Μ[η]θύμν[η]ς

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1852
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 104.1b. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1043.

Translation

Ἰωάννου σφράγισμα νωβελισίμου. ἀφ' ὧν ὅρα, ἄνθρωπε, τὸν τοῦ Μηθύμνης.

Seal of the nobelissimos John. From these tokens, man, see that I am the nephew of the metropolitan of Methymna.

Commentary

See the commentary to the parallel specimen BZS 1951.31.5.1851.