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N. Artabasdos, magistros, judge of the Velum and praitor of the Peloponnesos and Hellas (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.409
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die; partly obliterated (rev.).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.32.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding book. Vertical inscription visible: |ΝΙ|Κ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six (out of at least seven) lines. No visible border.

Ρ..ΙΤ
..ΚΑ
ΡΑΙΤΡˋΠΕ
ΟΠΟΝΗΣ
.ΛΑΔ,ΤΑΡ
ΤΑΑΣΔ,

....μαγίστρῳ, κριτ τοῦ βήλου καὶ πραίτωρι Πελοπονήσου καὶ λάδος τῷ Ἀρταβάσδ.

Translation

....μαγίστρῳ, κριτῇ τοῦ βήλου καὶ πραίτωρι Πελοπονήσου καὶ Ἑλάδος τῷ Ἀρταβάσδῳ.

N. Artabasdos, magistros, judge of the Velum, and praitor of the Peloponnesos and Hellas.

Commentary

We know of several 11th-century judges of the Velum who also became praitors (e.g., Zacos, Seals II, nos. 967, 994).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.409
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die; partly obliterated (rev.).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.32.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.409
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die; partly obliterated (rev.).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.32.

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