the study of engraved seals and signets
Origin of sphragistics; from Late Greek sphragistikos, of seals ; from Classical Greek sphragis, a seal
noun(used with a sing. verb)
The study of seals and signets.
Origin of sphragisticsFrench sphragistique, from Late Greek sphragistikos, of seals, from Greek sphragistos, stamped, sealed, from sphragis, seal.
The synonym sigillography is more commonly used.
From Ancient Greek σφραγίς (sphragis, “seal”).