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Bardas protospatharios, judge of the Hippodrome and of Charsianon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross with pellets at each end; inscription in the quarters. Border of dots.

ησφραγισ
 δ            θ
βαραˋσπα

Ἡ σφραγὶς Βάρδα πρωτοσπαθαρίου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

....
.πι.ιπ
ποδρ,Sτ
χαρσια
νου

[κριτ(οῦ) ἐ]πὶ [τ]οῦ Ἱπποδρ(όμου) (καὶ) τοῦ Χαρσιανοῦ

Obverse

Cross with pellets at each end; inscription in the quarters. Border of dots.

ησφραγισ
 δ            θ
βαραˋσπα

Ἡ σφραγὶς Βάρδα πρωτοσπαθαρίου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

....
.πι.ιπ
ποδρ,Sτ
χαρσια
νου

[κριτ(οῦ) ἐ]πὶ [τ]οῦ Ἱπποδρ(όμου) (καὶ) τοῦ Χαρσιανοῦ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.75
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 40.8.

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