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Anastasios/Athanasios deacon of the Great Church and kouboukleisios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Faint outline of a bearded bust (seemingly a military saint holding a spear in his right hand). No legible epigraphy. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

. . .
ΑΣΙΔ
ΚΟΝΟΤ.
ΓΑΛΕ
.ΛΙ,Κ
.ΚΛ

[Ἀναστ / Ἀθαν]ασίῳ δ[ια]κόνο τ[ῆς Μ]εγάλ(ης) Ἐ[κ]λι(σίας) (καὶ) κου[β]ουκλ(εισίῳ)

Obverse

Faint outline of a bearded bust (seemingly a military saint holding a spear in his right hand). No legible epigraphy. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

. . .
ΑΣΙΔ
ΚΟΝΟΤ.
ΓΑΛΕ
.ΛΙ,Κ
.ΚΛ

[Ἀναστ / Ἀθαν]ασίῳ δ[ια]κόνο τ[ῆς Μ]εγάλ(ης) Ἐ[κ]λι(σίας) (καὶ) κου[β]ουκλ(εισίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4914
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5, no. 42.31.

Translation

Ἀναστ / θανασίῳ διακόνο τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκλισίας καὶ κουβουκλεισίῳ.

Anastasios / Athanasios deacon of the Great Church and kouboukleisios.

Commentary

Either Athanasios or Anastasios is possible based on what remains of the second line. However, we would argue that the latter is perhaps more likely, as the lower portions of two letters visible on the first line seem to be NA.