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Anastasios archiatros (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X on lower crossing) on three steps. Fleurons rise from the base to the upper crossbar. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


.ε,θ,
..στ
.ρχι
.τρο

[Κ(ύρι)]ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Ἀν]αστα[σ(ίῳ)] ἀρχι[α]τρο

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X on lower crossing) on three steps. Fleurons rise from the base to the upper crossbar. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


.ε,θ,
..στ
.ρχι
.τρο

[Κ(ύρι)]ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Ἀν]αστα[σ(ίῳ)] ἀρχι[α]τρο

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5338
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀναστασίῳ ἀρχιατρο.

Lord, help Anastasios, head surgeon.

Commentary

The rare term archiatros indicates that the owner of this seal was "head surgeon."