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Anastasios Kyritzes (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2194
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Impressed on a square blank.

Obverse

Bust of St. Basil. Sigla: Ο||ΑΣ|Ι|ΛΙ: Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλιος. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots. 

ΚΕ̅Θ
ΑΝΑΣΤΑ
ΣΙΤΚΥ
ΡΙΤΗ

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀναστασίῳ τῷ Κυρίτζῃ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀναστασίῳ τῷ Κυρίτζῃ.

Lord, help Anastasios Kyritzes.

Commentary

Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 390-393. Two other seals in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, listed below, are related to this specimen and must have belonged to the same individual, though they are not exactly parallel to it. 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2194
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Impressed on a square blank.
Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2194
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Impressed on a square blank.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2194
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Impressed on a square blank.