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N. [proto?]spatharios and strategos of the Armeniakoi (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1038
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank thick and too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.55.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: ..-..|δ-λ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of which three lines remain. Wreath border.

σπθ..
στρτ,τ
ρμεν΄

[... πρωτο]σπαθα[ρ(ίῳ) (καὶ)] στρατ(ηγῷ) τῶ[ν] Ἀρμεν(ιακῶν)

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ [...] πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Ἀρμενιακῶν.

Lord or Mother of God, help your servant ... protospatharios and strategos of the Armeniakoi.