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N. Blax, protospatharios and judge of Mesopotamia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1228
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.6.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription on either side: .|α|γι|ο,-κ : [Ὁ] ἅγιο(ς) [Νι]κ[όλαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five preserved lines. Border of dots.

σ..
ρ,κριτ,
μεσοπ,
τμ,το
Rλκ,

....(πρωτο)σ[παθα]ρ(ίῳ), κριτ(ῇ) Μεσοπ(ο)ταμ(ίας) το Βλακ(ί)

Translation

....πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, κριτῇ Μεσοποταμίας το Βλακί.

... N. Blax, protospatharios and judge of Mesopotamia.

Commentary

The family name is clearly spelt and need not be linked with other possibilities.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1228
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.6.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1228
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.6.

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