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N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, hypatos, oikistikos, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2219

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.17

J. Nesbitt, "The Office of the Oikistikos: Five Seals in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection," DOP 29 (1975): 341-42.

Details

Diameter:
26 mm
Condition:
One-quarter missing.

Obverse

N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, hypatos, oikistikos, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. A vertical inscription at right: κο|λα|ο, : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ]όλαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, hypatos, oikistikos, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

Inscription of seven lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

.ιτ,..
πατ,οι
στη,π
επιτ,ιππ,δ
Sτ,R,Sλλ
ρ,

....πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπ]ὶ τ(οῦ) Χρ(υσο)[τρικλ(ίνου)], [ὑ]πάτ(ῳ), οἰ[κι]στηκῷ, κρ[ιτ(ῇ)] ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) Ἱππ(ο)δ[ρ(όμου)] (καὶ) τ(ῶν) Βου(κε)λλ[α]ρ(ίων).

 

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