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Alexios Apimpithioum (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. George, standing full length, holding a spear in his right hand and resting his left hand on a shield set on the ground. On either side, an inscription in columns: Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|ΣΓ|Ε|Ρ|ΓΙ|Ο,. Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΦΡ,ΓΙΣ
ΑΛΕΙΟΥ
ΤΟΥΑΠΙΜ
ΠΙΘΙΜ

Σφρ(α)γὶς Ἀλεξίου τοῦ Ἀπιμπιθιοὐμ

Obverse

St. George, standing full length, holding a spear in his right hand and resting his left hand on a shield set on the ground. On either side, an inscription in columns: Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|ΣΓ|Ε|Ρ|ΓΙ|Ο,. Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΦΡ,ΓΙΣ
ΑΛΕΙΟΥ
ΤΟΥΑΠΙΜ
ΠΙΘΙΜ

Σφρ(α)γὶς Ἀλεξίου τοῦ Ἀπιμπιθιοὐμ

Accession number BZS 1955.1.3979
Diameter 31.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Seibt-Nesbitt, "Odd surnames," no. 8 (mistakenly identified as Fogg 3979). See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2334.

Translation

Σφραγὶς Ἀλεξίου τοῦ Ἀπιμπιθιοὐμ.

The seal of Alexios Apimpithioum.

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