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Paul imperial chartoularios (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Daniel in the lions' den. Indecipherable traces of an inscription (likely an invocation) along the upper right of the circumference. Wreath border.

Reverse

Block monogram. Wreath border.

α - β - ι - κ - λ - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ - χ

Παύλου βασιλικοῦ χαρτουλαρίου

Obverse

Daniel in the lions' den. Indecipherable traces of an inscription (likely an invocation) along the upper right of the circumference. Wreath border.

Reverse

Block monogram. Wreath border.

α - β - ι - κ - λ - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ - χ

Παύλου βασιλικοῦ χαρτουλαρίου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3285
Diameter 25.0 mm

Translation

Παύλου βασιλικοῦ χαρτουλαρίου.

(Seal of) Paul, imperial chartoularios.

Commentary

The monogram can be read in more than one way. An alternate reading of the reverse monogram is Παχομίου κουβικουλαρίου (Pachomios koubikoularios).