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Basil metropolitan of Pompeioupolis (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.966
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 20.3.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 780.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand. Inscription in two columns: |Ν|ΙΚ|.|. : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ[όλ(αος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

Rασιλ
..αχιστ
.ροπο
..ομπη
..πολε
,

βασίλ(ειος) [ἐλ]άχιστ(ος) [μ(ητ)]ροπολ(ίτης) Π]ομπη[ιου]πόλεω(ς)

Translation

βασίλειος ἐλάχιστος μητροπολίτης Πομπηιουπόλεως.

Basil, most humble metropolitan of Pompeioupolis.

Commentary

This specimen and BZS.1955.1.4804, although from different boulloteria, appear to have been struck by the same man. See the commentary to that entry.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.966
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 20.3.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 780.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.966
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 20.3.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 780.