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Theoleptos imperial protospatharios epi ton oikeiakon and kommerkiarios of Chaldia (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X at the lower crossing), with fleurons arising from the base up to and beyond the lower trasverse bar. Traces of a circular inscription. No visible border.

Rοη....σδ

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοή[θει τῷ] σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

.θεο.
.πτRασπ
θετυκι
..ομερκ.
..χαλδ

Θεο[λή]πτ(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ[α]θ(αρίῳ) ἐπὴ τ(ῶν) ὐκι(α)[κ(ῶν) (καὶ) κ]ομερκ[ιαρ(ίῳ)] Χαλδ(ίας)

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X at the lower crossing), with fleurons arising from the base up to and beyond the lower trasverse bar. Traces of a circular inscription. No visible border.

Rοη....σδ

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοή[θει τῷ] σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

.θεο.
.πτRασπ
θετυκι
..ομερκ.
..χαλδ

Θεο[λή]πτ(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ[α]θ(αρίῳ) ἐπὴ τ(ῶν) ὐκι(α)[κ(ῶν) (καὶ) κ]ομερκ[ιαρ(ίῳ)] Χαλδ(ίας)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2681
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.28.

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