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John protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1478
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Cracked along channel and chipped.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (x on the first crossbar) mounted on three steps. Fleurons on either side up to the first crossbar. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ι
σπθρ,
επιτ
τρικλι
ν

Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Translation

Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου.

John protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.

Commentary

This seal is edited jointly with the parallel specimens noted below.