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Basil asekretis and protonotarios of Charsianon (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2311
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 40.16.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription on either side: ο|ν|ι-κ|ο|λ : Ὁ (ἅγιος) Νικόλ(αις). Traces of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

..........σδουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a decoration below.

Rα..
λει,α..
κρητι.
SΑνοτα
ριονχ..
σια.

Βα[σί]λει(ον) ἀ[ση]κρῆτι(ς) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτάριον Χ[αρ]σια[ν(οῦ)]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασίλειον ἀσηκρῆτις καὶ πρωτονοτάριον Χαρσιανοῦ.

Lord, help your servant Basil, asekretis and protonotarios of Charsianon.