BYZANTINE LEAD SEALS

 

 

I-64

Obv.

Rev.
NIKEPHOROS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS AND STRATEGOS
OF CHERSON, X century A.D.
Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between a double border of dots: +ΚЄRΟΗΘHTWCWΔOVΛ
Inscription of five lines:
+NIKH/ΦOΡWRA/CΠΑΘΑΡΗW/SCTPATHΓ/Χ
ЄPCWNO
D. 19 mm

For an identical seal, see: J. Nesbitt and N. Oikonomides. Catalogue of Byzantine seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art. Washington, 1991, v. 1, #82-20.
$ 250

 

 


 

 







 

I-16
Obv.

Rev.
ANDREW IMPERIAL SPATHAROKANDIDATOS  
Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between a double border of dots: ΗΘTOCOΔ_׀+.ЄΘΤΟΚ׀RO
Inscription of five lines:
ANDPЄ/ARKANΔIΔA/TOBЄXAPT
_ΛΑ/Ρ׀ROVK׀ΛΑΡ׀/KΠΑΦΛΑΓ
D. 23 mm

$ 300

 

 


 

 





 

I-37

Obv.
Rev.
THEOPHANIOS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS AND STRATEGOS
OF CHERSON, X century A.D.
Patriarchal cross on three steps.  Traces of circular inscription  along border.
Inscription of four lines:
+ΘЄΟΦ/ΑΝΙΟVR'A'CΠ/ΑΘ...CTΡΑ./ΓWXЄPC./NOC
D. 22 mm

$ 100

 

 


 

 

 



 

I-54

Obv.
Rev.
JOHN PATRIKIOS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS
AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
Traces of circular inscription  along border.
Inscription of five lines:
IWAN/NHΠ.ATPIK/[R']A'CΠAΘA'S/ΓЄNIKWΛΟ/ΓΟΘЄΤ
D. 22 mm

$ 80

 

 


 

 





 

I-55

Obv.


Rev.
SERGIOS IMPERIAL SPATHAROKANDIDATOS AND
KOMMERKIARIOS
OF CHERSON, IX-X century A.D.
Patriarchal cross on three steps with fleurons rising from base up to the upper horizontal bar. Circular inscription between a double border of dots:
ΚЄ.....TWCWΔOVΛ
Inscription of five lines:
+CЄP../IWR../...   [+CЄPΓ/IWRCΠΑΘ/ΚΑΝΔSΚΟ/MЄPKIAP/XЄPCON]
D. 22 mm

This specimen seems to be from the same boulloterion as:  J. Nesbitt and N. Oikonomides. Catalogue of Byzantine seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art. Washington, 1991, v. 1, #82-70.
$ 100

 

 


 

 








 

I-11
Obv.

Rev.
N., IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
Patriarchal cross on three steps.  Circular inscription along border of dots:
...VΛWww...
Inscription of four lines:
..../AICΠΑΘIS/ΝIKWΛΟ/OΘΕΤ
w/...ww
D. 23 mm

$ 200

 

 


 

 




 

I-14
Obv.

Rev.

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between a double border of dots: +ΚЄRΟΗΘHTWCWΔOVΛ
Inscription of five lines:
Є/+ΘЄWΔ/ΟΡWΔΙΔ/ΙΚΗΤ/Λ
D. 22 mm

$ 250

 

 


 

 




 

I-38

Obv.


Rev.
ELISIAS ANTHYPATOS PATRIKIOS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS
AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
, XI century A.D.
C
ross with X on first crossing and fleurons rising from base (up to and beyond
the upper horizontal bar). Circular inscription along border of dots:
...WCWΔOVΛ
Inscription of five lines:
...ЄΛΙ/...WΑΝΘV/ATPIK.../ΠΑΘISΓЄ/...ΛOΓΟ
D. 22 mm

$ 150

 

 


 







 

I-68

Obv.

Rev.
NIKETAS PATRIKIOS, IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS
AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
C
ross on three steps with fleurons rising from base up to horizontal bar. Six-rayed star in each quarter. Circular inscription:....WΔOVΛ
Inscription of five lines:
+NIKI/TAΠΑTΡ./K'R'A'CΠ./SΓЄNIK/ΛOΓ
D. 23 mm

$ 200

 

 


 







 

I-46
Obv.


Rev.

C
ross with X on first crossing and fleurons rising from base (up to and beyond
the upper horizontal bar). In upper quarters, small crosses of dots. Circular inscription along border of dots: .Є.ΟΗΘHTWCW....
Inscription of three lines preceded and followed by decoration: +ЄVΦV/ΛIWAP./.ΦI
_
D. 23 mm

$ 160

 

 


 







 

I-47

Obv.


Rev.
N., IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS  EPI TOU
CHRYSOTRIKLINOU AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
C
ross with X on first crossing and fleurons rising from base (up to and beyond
the upper horizontal bar). In the quarters small crosses of dots. Circular inscription along border of dots.
Inscription of five lines:
..XAHΛ/.CΠΑΘΑΡ'./Τ
_XPVC./.SΓЄNIK../.ΘЄT
D. 24 mm

$ 160

 

 


 







 

I-53
Obv.

Rev.

Patriarchal cross. In upper quarters, small crosses of dots. Circular inscription along border of dots: ΚЄRO...Λ.
Inscription of four lines:
IWA./.BCRICTP/..KIKOΦPA/.THCM
Є/.COC
D. 23 mm

$ 150

 

 


 

 




 

I-42
Obv.

Rev.

C
ross with X on first crossing and fleurons rising from base (up to and beyond
the upper horizontal bar).
Inscription of three lines preceded and followed by decoration:
..PΛI/...XAPT/.ΛAPIOT/.CA.R'
Є/...C
D. 18 mm

$ 100

 

 


 






 

I-66
Obv.

Rev.

Patriarchal c
ross on steps with fleurons rising from base. Circular inscription along border of dots: ...ΟΗΘ...
Inscription of five lines, c
ircular border:
+ΛONKA/MONAXW/SΠ...CS/V...O...(?)
D. 18 mm

$ 100

 

 


 

 




 

I-45
Obv.

Rev.

Patriarchal c
ross on steps with fleurons rising from base. Traces of circular inscription  along border.
Inscription of five lines.
D. 27 mm

$ 75

 

 


 

 



 

I-61

Obv.

Rev.
GREGORAS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS EPI TOU
CHRYSOTRIKLINOU
Bust of the Virgin holding medallion of Christ on her breast
. Sigla: M-O. Circular inscription along border of dots: +ΘΚЄRΟΗΘ..WCWΔOVΛ
Inscription of five lines:
+ΓΡΗΓO/ΡIWR..CΠ./ΘΙЄΡΙΤΟVXPV/COTΡI.ΛINOV/.......ΛO
D. 25 mm

$ 200

 

 


 

 






 

I-18
Obv.
Rev.
VII-VIII century A.D.
Bust of the Virgin holding medallion of Christ and flanked by two crosses
.
Cruciform monogram.
D. 20 mm

$ 150

 

 


 

 



 

I-57
Obv.
Rev.

Bust of the Virgin holding medallion of Christ and flanked by two crosses.
Cruciform monogram.
D. 24 mm

$ 100

 

 








 
I-32
Obv.
Rev.

Bust of the Virgin holding medallion of Christ and flanked by two crosses.
Cruciform monogram.
D. 24 mm

$ 100

 

 








 
I-67
Obv.
Rev.

Effaced. No visible border.
Cruciform monogram.
D. 24 mm

$ 100

 

 








 
I-48
Obv.

Rev.
JOHN
Bust of Saint
. Inscription at right:  ΘЄ.  Circular inscription along border
of dots: ...WΔ...
Inscription of five lines: ...IW.../TΡOVN.../ΡXΗC.../PSЄ.../CO...
D. 25 mm

$ 100

 

 









 
I-31

Obv.
Rev.
THEO., IMPERIAL SPATHAROKANDIDATOS  EPI TOU
CHRYSOTRIKLINOU
Bust of Saint holding a shaft (r.hand)
. Circular inscription along border.
Inscription of five lines:
 +ΘЄW./OCHWB./ΘAPOKANΔ./Α'.ЄΠΙΤ'X./RIC'TΡ
D. 20 mm

$ 250

 

 






 

 


 

I-58
Obv.
Rev.
EPIPHANIOS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS
Bust of Saint
. Circular inscription between a double border.
Inscription of five lines:
.ΠΙΦΑΗ/Β'Α'CΠΑΘ/.ΠΙΤΧ.../..ΤΡΙ..
D. 23 mm

$ 100

 

 








 
I-34
Obv.
Rev.

Bust of Saint, orans.

Standing Saint with hands raised.
D. 27 mm,

$ 60

 

 








 
I-52
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform monogram with Ω in each quarter.
 Border of dots.
Mirrored birds(?). Circular double border.
D. 24 mm

$ 80

 

 


 

 



 

I-62
Obv.
Rev.

Bird standing left.
Border of dots. Traces of circular inscription....OHOЄ...
Inscription of two lines: ...CTZANΠ.../CACCHN...
D. 22 mm

$ 60

 

 








 
I-63
Obv.
Rev.

Eagle with spread wings in laurel wreath.
Cruciform monogram.
D. 25 mm

$ 100

 

 








 
I-43
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform monogram.
Cruciform monogram.
D. 22 mm

$ 60

 

 








 
I-56
Obv.
Rev.

A warrior (Saint?) on horseback
.
Monogram.
D. 19 mm

$ 60
 

 

 








 
I-21
Obv.
Rev.

Head in profile right
.
Monogram.
D. 16 mm

$ 150

 

 







 
I-17
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: ...CW_W.
Inscription of four lines:
...TAN/...INWB/...AΘA/IW
D. 28 mm

$ 100

 

 








 
I-65

Obv.
Rev.
GREGORAS IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS AND ARCHON
OF CHERSON, IX century A.D.

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: ..._/...Λ...
Inscription of four lines:
ΓΡΗΓ./ΡΑB∫C.../.PX∫X...
D. 20 mm

$ 150

 

 


 

 




 

I-36
Obv.
Rev.
GEORGE (?) PATRIKIOS AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: TW-Δ_/...-ΛW
Inscription of five lines:
.OΡΓ./ATP./IWSΓЄ/.IKWΛΟΓ./ΟΘЄΤΗ
D. 26 mm

$ 160

 

 


 

 




 

I-15

Obv.
Rev.
CONSTANTINE IMPERIAL PROTOSPATHARIOS AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: .W/...CW
Inscription of three lines:
KWN/[CT]ANTIN'B./[A]CΠ'SΓЄNI/[ΛΟΓΟΘ]
D. 25 mm

$ 60

 

 


 

 





 

I-33
Obv.
Rev.
N., PATRIKIOS AND GENIKOS LOGOTHETES
Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: ..._/...-ΛW
Inscription of five lines:
.AΚ../ΑΤΡΙ
ISΓЄ/..ΟΓW.
D. 23 mm

$ 100

 

 


 

 




 

I-13
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform monogram, laurel wreath border.
Inscription of five lines, laurel wreath border:
+CT./ΦΑΝΟV/VΠΑΤΟV/.VHΛΑ/ΝΟV
D. 20 mm

$ 160

 

 


 

 




 

I-41
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: TW-CW/Δ_-ΛW
Inscription of five lines:
+HC/WHNOT/ΑΡHWA/..N+.
D. 25 mm

$ 240

 

 


 






 

I-12
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: TW-CW/._-Λ.
Inscription of three lines preceded by decoration:
ΘЄOCЄ/.IWY/.AT.
D. 30 mm

$ 80

 

 


 






 

I-51
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: IW-AN/N-H
Inscription of five lines:
+AΠΟ/VΠΑΤWN/SBACIΛIK/WBANIT/WPI+
D. 34 mm

$ 300

 

 


 






 

I-35
Obv.
Rev.

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: .W-C./Δ_-ΛW
Inscription of five lines:
.NC/.NTHNW/.ΑCHΛIK/.ΠΑΘΑΡΙ/W
D. 29 mm

$ 160

 

 


 






 

I-44
Obv.

Rev.

Inscription of four lines:
.+ΘЄO/TOKЄB/OHΘINIK/HTA

Inscription of four lines:
+ЄΠI/.KoTPA/.ΠЄZ
_/NTZ
D. 27 mm

SOLD

 

 










 

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