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Constantine Philokales Setes, asekretis (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5651
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 207.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Narrow wreath border.


λσ
ει
λογσ
κνστν
τιν


Βουλὰς βεβαιῶ καὶ λόγους Κωνσταντίνου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Narrow wreath border.


φιλοσ
κλνοσ
σεττ
σηκρη
τισ


Φιλοσκάλωνος Σέτη τοῦ ἀσηκρῆτις

Translation

Βουλὰς βεβαιῶ καὶ λόγους Κωνσταντίνου Φιλοκάλωνος Σέτη τοῦ ἀσηκρῆτις.

I certify the decisions and correspondence of the asekretis Constantine Philokales Setes.

Commentary

We agree with Wassiliou-Seibt's reading of the unusual name Philokalon, accepting her argument that the sigma in the inscription is a mistake and that the name was in all likelihood Philokales, here adapted to fit the metre.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5651
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 207.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5651
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 207.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5651
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 207.

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