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Kallistos imperial protospatharios, judge and anagrapheus of Paphlagounia (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Faint traces of a vertical inscription on either side: |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο-Λ|ΑΟ|Σ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

..
λιστ,R''
θ'κριτ,κ
..γρφι
πφλγ
νι

[Καλ?]λίστ(ῷ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]αθ(αρίῳ), κριτ(ῇ) κ(αὶ) [ἀν]αγραφῖ Παφλαγουνία(ς)

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Faint traces of a vertical inscription on either side: |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο-Λ|ΑΟ|Σ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

..
λιστ,R''
θ'κριτ,κ
..γρφι
πφλγ
νι

[Καλ?]λίστ(ῷ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]αθ(αρίῳ), κριτ(ῇ) κ(αὶ) [ἀν]αγραφῖ Παφλαγουνία(ς)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.982
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.1.

Translation

Καλλίστῷ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, κριτῇ καὶ ἀναγραφῖ Παφλαγουνίας.

Kallistos, imperial protospatharios, judge and anagrapheus of Paphlagounia.