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N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, hypatos, oikistikos, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. A vertical inscription at right: κο|λα|ο, : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ]όλαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

.ιτ,..
πατ,οι
στη,π
επιτ,ιππ,δ
Sτ,R,Sλλ
ρ,

....πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπ]ὶ τ(οῦ) Χρ(υσο)[τρικλ(ίνου)], [ὑ]πάτ(ῳ), οἰ[κι]στηκῷ, κρ[ιτ(ῇ)] ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) Ἱππ(ο)δ[ρ(όμου)] (καὶ) τ(ῶν) Βου(κε)λλ[α]ρ(ίων).

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. A vertical inscription at right: κο|λα|ο, : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ]όλαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

.ιτ,..
πατ,οι
στη,π
επιτ,ιππ,δ
Sτ,R,Sλλ
ρ,

....πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπ]ὶ τ(οῦ) Χρ(υσο)[τρικλ(ίνου)], [ὑ]πάτ(ῳ), οἰ[κι]στηκῷ, κρ[ιτ(ῇ)] ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) Ἱππ(ο)δ[ρ(όμου)] (καὶ) τ(ῶν) Βου(κε)λλ[α]ρ(ίων).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2219
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.17

J. Nesbitt, "The Office of the Oikistikos: Five Seals in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection," DOP 29 (1975): 341-42.