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N. anthypatos, patrikios, and oikonomos of the Great Church (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.475

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.38b; Laurent, Corpus 5.3: no. 1641B.

Details

Diameter:
21 mm
Condition:
Blank too small for die. The specimen is a token: no channel for suspension.

Obverse

N. anthypatos, patrikios, and oikonomos of the Great Church (tenth/eleventh century)

Patriarchal cross on three steps (first cross with an X) and vine tendrils arising from the base up to the lower transverse bar. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

N. anthypatos, patrikios, and oikonomos of the Great Church (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

...
νθυπ
σπτρικ,
οικονομσ
εγλησ
λησι

[. . . ἀ]νθύπ[ατο]ς, πατρίκ(ιος), [(καὶ)] οἰκονόμ(ο)ς [τῆς Μ]εγάλης [Ἐκκ]λησί(ας)

Translation

. . . ἀνθύπατος, πατρίκιος, καὶ οἰκονόμος τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκκλησίας.

N. anthypatos, patrikios, and oikonomos of the Great Church.

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Commentary

The letter ending line four of the reverse is distinctly round and seems to be open along the right side.

 

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