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N. patrikios, gerotrophos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2440
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Inscription in four lines (first line is effaced). Indeterminate border.

ΣΦΡΑΓ
ΓΗΡΟΤΡ
ΦΟΝ

. . . ἡ σφραγὶς γηροτρόφον

Reverse

Inscription in four lines (first line is effaced). Indeterminate border.

ΠΑΤΡΙΚ
ΟΝΓΡΑ
ΦΕΙ

. . . καὶ πατρίκιον γράφει

Translation

. . . ἡ σφραγὶς γηροτρόφον . . . καὶ πατρίκιον γράφει

The seal inscribes N. . . gerotrophos ... and patrikios.

Commentary

The inscription seems to have been composed of two dodecasyllabic verses, of which two seven-syllable hemistichs can be read.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2440
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2440
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2440
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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