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John Pagomenos, protosynkellos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ι̅
προτο
συγκε
λο

Ἰωάννης προτοσύγκελος

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

οπα
γομε
νοσ

ὁ Παγομένος

Obverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ι̅
προτο
συγκε
λο

Ἰωάννης προτοσύγκελος

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

οπα
γομε
νοσ

ὁ Παγομένος

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3954
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1283.

Translation

Ἰωάννης προσύγκελος ὁ Παγομένος.

John Pagomenos, protosynkellos.

Commentary

While protosynkellos is an ecclesiastical title, this seems to be the seal of a layman. In the eleventh century, this was not an uncommon occurrence; see DO Seals 2, no. 36.4.