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John chartoularios and dioiketes (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Panteleimon holding a cross in his right hand and book in his left. No sigla are legible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decoration above; traces of decoration below. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕΘ̣
.̣ΧΡ.
.Ρ,.
.ΙΚΗΤ
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) χαρ[τ(ου)λ]αρ(ίῳ καὶ) δ[ιο]ικητ(ῇ)

Obverse

Bust of St Panteleimon holding a cross in his right hand and book in his left. No sigla are legible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decoration above; traces of decoration below. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕΘ̣
.̣ΧΡ.
.Ρ,.
.ΙΚΗΤ
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) χαρ[τ(ου)λ]αρ(ίῳ καὶ) δ[ιο]ικητ(ῇ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2397
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Both faces corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ χαρτουλαρίῳ καὶ διοικητῇ.

Lord help John, charotularios and dioiketes.

Commentary

The identification of the saint on the obverse has been confirmed with reference to the parallel seal listed in this entry.