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N. symponos and nosokomos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Eustratios, who holds the martyr's cross before him. Traces of an inscription on either side: |ευ|στρα|τ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Εὐστρατ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Bottom lines missing. Border of dots.

.ρ..
.φ..γιδ,
..μπΌν
ν̣οσοκ/ ορο
φ̣Ύαττε̣
ρυτΆν̣
....

[ὁ]ρ[ῶν σ]φ[ρα]γῖδ(α) [συ]μπόνου, νοσοκό(μου) ὅρο(ν) φύλαττε [τ]ρυτάν(ην) (καὶ) [σταθ(μία)?]

Obverse

Bust of St. Eustratios, who holds the martyr's cross before him. Traces of an inscription on either side: |ευ|στρα|τ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Εὐστρατ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Bottom lines missing. Border of dots.

.ρ..
.φ..γιδ,
..μπΌν
ν̣οσοκ/ ορο
φ̣Ύαττε̣
ρυτΆν̣
....

[ὁ]ρ[ῶν σ]φ[ρα]γῖδ(α) [συ]μπόνου, νοσοκό(μου) ὅρο(ν) φύλαττε [τ]ρυτάν(ην) (καὶ) [σταθ(μία)?]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3696
Diameter 23.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

ὁρῶν σφραγῖδα συμπόνου, νοσοκόμου ὅρον φύλαττε τρυτάνην καὶ σταθμία.

When you see the seal of the symponos and nosokomos, abide by his ruling as to the scale and weights.

Commentary

See the commentary to the parallel specimen noted in this entry.