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Nicholas Rhadenos, protospatharios and judge of the Armenian themes (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla: ̅–.. : Μή(τη)ρ [Θεοῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

[+].κεR,θ
νικολ,α̅σπα
θαρ,Sκριτ,
τοναρμ,θε
μ,οραδιν

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολ(άῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) κριτ(ῇ) τον Ἀρμ(ενικῶν) θεμ(άτων) ὁ Ῥαδιν(ός).

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla: ̅–.. : Μή(τη)ρ [Θεοῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

[+].κεR,θ
νικολ,α̅σπα
θαρ,Sκριτ,
τοναρμ,θε
μ,οραδιν

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολ(άῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) κριτ(ῇ) τον Ἀρμ(ενικῶν) θεμ(άτων) ὁ Ῥαδιν(ός).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.506
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 56.8.

W. Seibt, "Ἀρμενικὰ θέματα", 135, no. 6.