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John spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of the Gyberiotai (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1147
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.19a.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing. Inscription in two columns: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|ΟΝ|Ι|ΚΟ|Λ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines; final two letters between horizontal bars. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΣΔˋΙ̅
ΣΠΑΘ,ΚΑΝ
ΔˋΑΝΟΤ,Ρ,
ΓΥΒΕΡ,
ΟΤ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδιδάτῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ τῶν Γυβεριοτῶν

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδιδάτῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ τῶν Γυβεριοτῶν.

Lord, help your servant John spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of the Gyberiotai.

Commentary

The use of a Γ instead of a Κ for the name Kibyrraiotai says something about the phonetic value of these consonants.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1147
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.19a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1147
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.19a.