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Constantine imperial protospatharios and strategos of Paphlagonia (tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1824

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.31b.

Details

Diameter:
26 mm
Field:
19 mm
Condition:
Broken in half.

Obverse

Constantine imperial protospatharios and strategos of Paphlagonia (tenth century)

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription within a border of dots:

κεRοηθτσδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Constantine imperial protospatharios and strategos of Paphlagonia (tenth century)

Inscription of four lines followed by a row of pellets. Border of dots.

κ.νστ
ντRσπ
θSστρτ
πφλγ

Κ[ω]νσταντ(ίνῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατ(ηγῷ) Παφλαγ(ονίας)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Παφλαγονίας.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Paphlagonia.

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Commentary

This seal and BZS.1955.1.1402 come from the same boulloterion, and their readings have been combined.

 

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