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N. anthypatos, patrikios, and oikonomos of the Great Church (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps (first cross with an X) and vine tendrils arising from the base up to the lower transverse bar. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

...
νθυπ
σπτρικ,
οικονομσ
εγλησ
λησι

[. . . ἀ]νθύπ[ατο]ς, πατρίκ(ιος), [(καὶ)] οἰκονόμ(ο)ς [τῆς Μ]εγάλης [Ἐκκ]λησί(ας)

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps (first cross with an X) and vine tendrils arising from the base up to the lower transverse bar. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

...
νθυπ
σπτρικ,
οικονομσ
εγλησ
λησι

[. . . ἀ]νθύπ[ατο]ς, πατρίκ(ιος), [(καὶ)] οἰκονόμ(ο)ς [τῆς Μ]εγάλης [Ἐκκ]λησί(ας)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.475
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.38b; Laurent, Corpus 5.3: no. 1641B.

Translation

. . . ἀνθύπατος, πατρίκιος, καὶ οἰκονόμος τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκκλησίας.

N. anthypatos, patrikios, and oikonomos of the Great Church.

Commentary

The letter ending line four of the reverse is distinctly round and seems to be open along the right side.