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Marinos imperial primikerios of the vestiarion epi tou koitonos and epikernes of the Emperor Romanos (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.319
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Two circular holes bore through the middle of the seal.

Obverse

Cruciform Monogram. In the quarters, leave decoration. Around, between two concentric circles, inscription.

[α - η - μ - ν - ρ - ω]
[Μαρήνῳ]

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μαρήνῳ

Reverse

Around, between two concentric circles, inscription: +ΠΡΙΜΗΚΗΡ.ΕΣΤΗΑΡΙ. Inscription in six lines.

+ΕΠΙΤ
ΘΩΦΥΛΑΚ,
ΚΟΙΤ,ΕΠΗ
ΚΕΡΝΙΡΟΜΑ
ΝΟΥΤ,ΦΙΛ,
ΧΥΔΕΣΠ,

βασιλικῷ πριμικηρίῳ τοῦ βεσταρίου ἐπὶ τοῦ θεωφυλάκτου κοιτῶνος καὶ ἐπηκέρνι Ρομανοῦ τοῦ φιλοχρίστου δεσπότου

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μαρήνῳ βασιλικῷ πριμικηρίῳ τοῦ βεσταρίου ἐπὶ τοῦ θεωφυλάκτου κοιτῶνος καὶ ἐπηκέρνι Ρομανοῦ τοῦ φιλοχρίστου δεσπότου

Lord, help your servant Marinos imperial primikerios of the vestiarion epi tou God-protected koitionos and epikernes of Romanos the despot beloved of God.

Commentary

Some of the inscription is restored from a parallel, BZS.1951.31.5.318. The obverse circular inscription and monogram are worn away on this seal.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.319
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Two circular holes bore through the middle of the seal.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.319
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Two circular holes bore through the middle of the seal.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.319
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Two circular holes bore through the middle of the seal.