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Leo spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of Paphlagonia (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: ο|α|γι|ο|σ-.|ι|κο|λ : Ὁ ἅγιος [Ν]ικόλ(αος). No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

λεον
σπαθαρ,
αν`Sα̅νοτ
.παφλα.
νια.

Λέον[τ(ι)] σπαθαρ(ο)[κ]ανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ[αρ(ίῳ)] Παφλα[γ]ουνία[ς]

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. Vertical inscription on either side: ο|α|γι|ο|σ-.|ι|κο|λ : Ὁ ἅγιος [Ν]ικόλ(αος). No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

λεον
σπαθαρ,
αν`Sα̅νοτ
.παφλα.
νια.

Λέον[τ(ι)] σπαθαρ(ο)[κ]ανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ[αρ(ίῳ)] Παφλα[γ]ουνία[ς]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2331
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.27.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.