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Manuel or Michael (?) patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Thrakesioi (eighth/ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2025

Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.45.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2189.

Details

Diameter:
29 mm
Condition:
Blank too small for die; uneven lettering.

Obverse

Manuel or Michael (?) patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Thrakesioi (eighth/ninth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (Type VIII); in the quarters: -σω|-λω. No visible border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Manuel or Michael (?) patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Thrakesioi (eighth/ninth century)

Inscription of at least four lines. No visible border.

.λπτρ
βˊˊσπθˊS
στρτ/τν
θρκη

....λ πατρ[(ικίῳ)], β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατ(ηγῷ) τῶν Θρᾳκη(σίων).

 

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