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Basil anagnapharios (?) (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A duck facing right. Circular inscription beginning at twelve o’clock. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΟΣΟΟΥΛΟ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη το σο δούλο

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross, preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.


ΣΙ
ΛΙΝ
ΓΝΦΡ
ΗΩΥ

Βασιλίῳ ἀναγναφαρήῳ υ

Obverse

A duck facing right. Circular inscription beginning at twelve o’clock. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΟΣΟΟΥΛΟ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη το σο δούλο

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross, preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.


ΣΙ
ΛΙΝ
ΓΝΦΡ
ΗΩΥ

Βασιλίῳ ἀναγναφαρήῳ υ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2677
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη το σο δούλο Βασιλίῳ ἀναγναφαρήῳ υ.

Lord, help your servant Basil anagnaphareos (?).

Commentary

The second word on the reverse, “anagnapharios,” is also attested on a seal of a Stephen (BZS.1955.1.4506).