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Theophanes imperial protospatharios and anagrapheus of the Armeniakoi (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1441

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.5.

Another very similar seal (but not from the same boulloterion) is published in Zacos, Seals II, no. 325.

Details

Diameter:
25 mm

Obverse

Theophanes imperial protospatharios and anagrapheus of the Armeniakoi (tenth/eleventh century)

Patriarchal cross (X at crossbars) on three steps with fleurons rising to the upper bar. Remains of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

κε.....τσ....

Κ(ύρι)ε [βοήθει] τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ]

Reverse

Theophanes imperial protospatharios and anagrapheus of the Armeniakoi (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θεοα
νR΄α΄σπαθ
.αναγρ.
τοναρ
μενια

θεοφάν(ει) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) [(καὶ)] ἀναγρ[α]φ(εῖ) τον Ἀρμενια(κῶν)

 

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