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Nicholas Areobindenos, spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of Chaldia (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. Vertical inscription on either side: |ν|ι-κ|ο|λ, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κε........σδλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε [βοήθει τῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


+νικολ
σπαθαρο
κ,,Sα̅νο
τ,χαλδˋα
ταρεο
R,δην,

Νικολ(άῳ) σπαθαροκ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ(αρίῳ) Χαλδ(ί)α(ς) τῷ Ἀρεοβ(ιν)δην(ῷ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. Vertical inscription on either side: |ν|ι-κ|ο|λ, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κε........σδλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε [βοήθει τῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


+νικολ
σπαθαρο
κ,,Sα̅νο
τ,χαλδˋα
ταρεο
R,δην,

Νικολ(άῳ) σπαθαροκ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ(αρίῳ) Χαλδ(ί)α(ς) τῷ Ἀρεοβ(ιν)δην(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1426
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.35b.

A similar seal, seemingly from a different boulloterion, is published in Sig., 290, no. 3.