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John imperial protospatharios and strategos of Cherson (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.583
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.13.
Alekseyenko, L'administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 44 (1) with parallels.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding medallion of Christ before her. No sigla. Circular inscription within two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘ..ΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines preceded by decoration. Border of dots.

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νηασπ
θρστ
ρτηγχ
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Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Χερσόνος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Χερσόνος.

Lord, help your servant John, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Cherson.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1958.106.4036; the owner of that seal may have been the imperial protospatharios and strategos of Cherson, John Bogas.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.583
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.13.
Alekseyenko, L'administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 44 (1) with parallels.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.583
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.13.
Alekseyenko, L'administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 44 (1) with parallels.

Parallels

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