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

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5568
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Partially effaced on one side.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.16.

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield in his left hand. Vertical inscription: |γ|ε-ρ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώ]ρ[γ(ιος)]. Remains of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

κεRοη..........

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

...Rα.
...θ,επι
...τρικ,
..σμοφ,κ
..τ,επιτ
..π,Sτον
Rκ.λ

... β(ασιλικῷ) (προτο)[σπα]θ(αρίῳ) ἐπὶ [τοῦ Χρ(υσο)]τρικ(λίνου), [θε]σμοφ(ύλακι), κ[ρι]τ(ῇ) ἐπὶ τοῦ [Ἱπ]π(οδρόμου) (καὶ) τον Βουκ[ε]λ(λαρίων)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ... βασιλικῷ προτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, θεσμοφύλακι, κριτῇ ἐπὶ τοῦ Ἱπποδρόμου καὶ τον Βουκελλαρίων.

Lord, help your servant ... imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, thesmophylax, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Boukellarioi.

Commentary

The space available for the owner's first name allows for three letters: the abridged names John, Constantine, or David are possible (ι̅ω, κ̅ω̅ν, δ̅α̅δ).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5568
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Partially effaced on one side.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.16.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5568
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Partially effaced on one side.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.16.

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