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John Karianites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demeterios. Sigla in two columns: |Δ|ΗΤ|ΡΙ|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΣΦΡΓΙ
ΙΤΟ.
ΚΡΙ
ΝΙΤ

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου το Καριανίτου

Obverse

Bust of St. Demeterios. Sigla in two columns: |Δ|ΗΤ|ΡΙ|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΣΦΡΓΙ
ΙΤΟ.
ΚΡΙ
ΝΙΤ

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου το Καριανίτου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3998
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2470 (dating the seal to the mid twelfth century).

Translation

Σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ Καριανίτου.

This is the seal of John Karianites.

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