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Nikephoros Lachanas, protonobellisimos (twelfth century)

 
 

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]

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]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1379
Diameter 32.0 mm; field: 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

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

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.