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Basil vestes, judge of the Velum and of the Optimatoi (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.125
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped at top
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.23.

Obverse

Bust of a bearded saint (possibly Basil) holding a book. One letter visible: Λ: [Ὁ (ἅγιος) Βασί]λ(ειος)? No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. No visible border.

....
.ΣΔ
ΑΣΙΛΕΙ.
ΕΣΤΗΚΡΙ
ΤΗΛΟ..
ΤΝΟΠ.
Μ...

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλεί βέστῃ, κριτῃ τοῦ βήλου καὶ τῶν Ὀπτιμάτων

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ βέστῃ, κριτῃ τοῦ βήλου καὶ τῶν Ὀπτιμάτων.

Lord, help your servant Basil, vestes, judge of the Velum and of the Optimatoi.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.125
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped at top
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.23.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.125
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped at top
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.23.

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