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Constantine spatharokoubikoularios and logariastes τῶν Ἐλευθερίου (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1761
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 24.4.

Obverse

The Mother of God standing as in prayer (on a dais?). Sigla faintly visible to left and right: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΘΚ...Η.
Κ.ΣΠΘ
Κ.ΚSΛΟ
ΓΡΙΣΤ
.ΝΕΛΕΥ
ΘΕΡΙ.


Θ(εοτό)κ[ε βο]ή[θ(ει)] Κω[ν(σταντίνῳ)] σπαθ(αρο)κουβ[ι]κ(ουλαρίῳ) (καὶ) λογαριαστ(ῇ) [τ]ῶν Ἐλευθερί[ου]

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ σπαθαροκουβικουλαρίῳ καὶ λογαριαστῇ τῶν Ἐλευθερίου.

Mother of God, help Constantine spatharokoubikoularios and logariastes ton Eleutheriou.

Commentary

In the eleventh century oversight of financial affairs in various sekreta came to be exercised by officials called logariastai (comptrollers), who are first attested in 1012 (Oikonomides, Évolution, 140; ODB 3: 1244–45).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1761
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 24.4.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1761
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 24.4.

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