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Basil asekretis and imperial notarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Indistinct bust of a holy figure. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ̅,Θ
̣ΑΣΙΛΕΙ
ΑΣ,ΚΡΙ
ΤΙΣΝΟ
ΤΑΡΙ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βασιλείῳ ἀσ(η)κρίτις (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) νοταρίῳ

Obverse

Indistinct bust of a holy figure. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ̅,Θ
̣ΑΣΙΛΕΙ
ΑΣ,ΚΡΙ
ΤΙΣΝΟ
ΤΑΡΙ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βασιλείῳ ἀσ(η)κρίτις (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) νοταρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1029
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel on obverse.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βασιλείῳ ἀσηκρίτις καὶ βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ.

Lord, help Basil, asekretis and imperial notarios.