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John Diasimotatos, ostiarios and hebdomarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

κεο
θειτ
δλ
̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ή]θει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ [Ἰ]ωάνν(ῃ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ο̣στι̣
ρι,ευδ.
μρι
̣δηση
.ττ.

ὀστιαρί(ῳ), εὑδ[ο]μαρίῳ [τ]ῷ Δηαση[μο]τἀτ[ῳ]

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

κεο
θειτ
δλ
̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ή]θει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ [Ἰ]ωάνν(ῃ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ο̣στι̣
ρι,ευδ.
μρι
̣δηση
.ττ.

ὀστιαρί(ῳ), εὑδ[ο]μαρίῳ [τ]ῷ Δηαση[μο]τἀτ[ῳ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1594
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ ὀστιαρίῳ, εὑδομαρίῳ τῷ Δηασημοτἀτῳ.

Lord, help your servant John Diasimotatos, ostiarios, hebdomarios.

Commentary

The owner's family name is not entirely certain and awaits confirmation from a better preserved specimen.