Origin of sphragisticsfrom Late Greek sphragistikos, of seals from Classical Greek sphragis, a seal
nounused with a sing. verb
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 ÏƒÏ†ÏÎ±Î³Î¯Ï‚ (sphragis, “seal").