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Basil ..phles? ostiarios and protonotarios of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4962

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 25.16b.

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Field:
17 mm

Obverse

Basil ..phles? ostiarios and protonotarios of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh century)

Bust of the Mother of God orans with a medallion of Christ on her chest. At left and right: Μ̅Θ̅Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Circular inscription beginning at 10 o'clock. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,ΑΣΙΛΕΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Βασιλείῳ

Reverse

Basil ..phles? ostiarios and protonotarios of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh century)

Inscription of six lines, the final two letters between horizontal bars. Border of dots.

ΟΣΤΙ
ΑΡΙSΑ
ΝΟΤΑΡΤ
ΤΡΟΠΑΙΟ
Φ,Ρ,Τ..Φ
ΛΗ

ὀστιαρίῳ (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοταρ(ίῳ) τ[οῦ] [Τ]ροπαιοφ(ό)ρ(ου) τ(ῷ) [..]φλῃ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βασιλείῳ ὀστιαρίῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ τοῦ Τροπαιοφόρου τῷ ..φλῃ.

Lord, help Basil ..phles ostiarios and protonotarios of the Tropaiophoros.

Audio

Commentary

See also BZS 1951.31.5.2907.

W. Seibt, in his review of DO Seals 5 (BZ 100 [2007]: 234), suggests that this specimen belongs to Basil Xiphilinos.

 

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