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Anastasios Loinos, vestarches, teicheiotes and man of the emperor (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of the Mother of God orans, standing on a suppedion. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̣̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Linear border.

ανασ.α̣
σιεσταρ
χητειχετ
ανο̅στου
ασιλεοσ
ολοινοσ

Ἀνασ[τ]ασίῳ βεστάρχῃ τειχε(ι)ώτ(ης) (καὶ) ἄν(θρωπ)ος βασιλέος ὁ Λοινός

Obverse

Standing figure of the Mother of God orans, standing on a suppedion. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̣̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Linear border.

ανασ.α̣
σιεσταρ
χητειχετ
ανο̅στου
ασιλεοσ
ολοινοσ

Ἀνασ[τ]ασίῳ βεστάρχῃ τειχε(ι)ώτ(ης) (καὶ) ἄν(θρωπ)ος βασιλέος ὁ Λοινός

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3140
Diameter 33.0 mm
Condition Wear around the edges and a gash on the obverse.

Translation

Ἀναστασίῳ βεστάρχῃ τειχειώτης καὶ ἄνθρωπος βασιλέος ὁ Λοινός.

Anastasios Loinos, vestarches, teicheiotes, and man of the emperor.

Commentary

Notice the change from the owner's Christian name, given in the dative case, to his family name, given in the nominative.