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John chartoularios and imperial notarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George; details indistinct. Remains of sigla on either side: .|γ|.|.ρ|γ|ι, : [Ὁ ἄ(γιος)] Γ[εώ]ργι(ος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ̅,.
.̅ΧΑΡ..
..Ρ,...
ΤΑΡ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)[θ(ει) Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) χαρ[τουλα]ρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) [β(ασιλικῷ) νο]ταρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St. George; details indistinct. Remains of sigla on either side: .|γ|.|.ρ|γ|ι, : [Ὁ ἄ(γιος)] Γ[εώ]ργι(ος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ̅,.
.̅ΧΑΡ..
..Ρ,...
ΤΑΡ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)[θ(ει) Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) χαρ[τουλα]ρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) [β(ασιλικῷ) νο]ταρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3068
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Worn.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ χαρτουλαρίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ.

Lord, help John, chartoularios and imperial notarios.