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Basil protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, grand chartoularios of the genikon and protonotarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Mark offering a blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription: |μ|α|ρκ|ο|σ : Ὁ ἅγιος Μᾶρκος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

......
Ασπαθ,επι
ττριγ,κ,
χαρτουλ
τγεν,κ
ανοτα
ρ,

[Βασίλ(ειος)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρ(υσο)τρι{τρι}κ(λίνου), μ(έ)γ(ας) χαρτουλ(άριος) τοῦ γεν(ι)κοῦ (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτάρ(ιος)

Obverse

Bust of St. Mark offering a blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription: |μ|α|ρκ|ο|σ : Ὁ ἅγιος Μᾶρκος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

......
Ασπαθ,επι
ττριγ,κ,
χαρτουλ
τγεν,κ
ανοτα
ρ,

[Βασίλ(ειος)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρ(υσο)τρι{τρι}κ(λίνου), μ(έ)γ(ας) χαρτουλ(άριος) τοῦ γεν(ι)κοῦ (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτάρ(ιος)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3432
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Oikonomides, “Usual Lead Seal,” 153–56, figs. 3o (obv.) and 4o (rev.)

Translation

Βασίλειος πρωτοσπαθάριος ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, μέγας χαρτουλάριος τοῦ γενικοῦ καὶ πρωτονοτάριος.

Basil protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, grand chartoularios of the genikon and protonotarios.

Commentary

One of ten specimens (listed below) which belong to the same owner but which do not all derive from the same boulloterion. As they present the same inscriptions, their readings have been combined.