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Nicholas imperial spatharios and chartoularios of the Optimatoi (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross with wide arms on four steps with fleurons arising from base (up to transverse bar). Circular inscription, beginning at 12 o'clock, between two borders of dots:

+ΚΕΟΗΘ....ΣΔΟΥΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ[ει τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by decoration. Border of dots.

.ΝΙΚΟ
..ΟΥˊΣΠ
..ΡΤΟΝΟΠ

.ΗΜΤΟΝ


Νικολάου βα(σιλικοῦ) σπα[θ(αρίου) (καὶ) χ]αρ(τουλαρίου) τον Ὀπ[τ]ημάτον

Obverse

Cross with wide arms on four steps with fleurons arising from base (up to transverse bar). Circular inscription, beginning at 12 o'clock, between two borders of dots:

+ΚΕΟΗΘ....ΣΔΟΥΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ[ει τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by decoration. Border of dots.

.ΝΙΚΟ
..ΟΥˊΣΠ
..ΡΤΟΝΟΠ

.ΗΜΤΟΝ


Νικολάου βα(σιλικοῦ) σπα[θ(αρίου) (καὶ) χ]αρ(τουλαρίου) τον Ὀπ[τ]ημάτον

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.455
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.3