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Nikephoros Lachanas, protonobellisimos (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1379
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Flattened on both sides with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 573.

Obverse

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

 γ̣ρ̣̣Φ͂ν
σ̣φ̣ρ̣̣́γισμ
Λ̣̣χν̣͂
νι̣..φ̣ορ̣

γραφῶν σφράγισμα Λαχανᾶ Νι[κη]φόρου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, bottom line all but effaced. Border of dots.

Την
̓ΞΊνδῈ
πρτον
ελλ̣ι̣σ̣ι
μ̣..

τὴν ἀξίαν δὲ πρωτονωβελλισίμ[ου]

Translation

γραφῶν σφράγισμα Λαχανᾶ Νικηφόρου τὴν ἀξίαν δὲ πρωτονωβελλισίμου.

Seal of the correspondence of Nikephoros Lachanas, by rank a protonobellisimos.

Commentary

Note the use of accent marks in the inscription which consists of two twelve-syllable verses.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1379
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Flattened on both sides with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 573.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1379
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Flattened on both sides with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 573.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1379
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Flattened on both sides with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 573.

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