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Nikephoros imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of Cherson (ninth/tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2152

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.19.
Alekseyenko, L'administration byzantine de Cherson, no. 33 (2) with a parallel. Cf. also ibid., no. 32, a similar seal from a different boulloterion but likely belonging to the same person.

Details

Diameter:
26 mm
Field:
18 mm

Obverse

Nikephoros imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of Cherson (ninth/tenth century)

Patriarchal cross on four steps. Circular inscription beginning at 12 o'clock between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗ...Δ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Nikephoros imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of Cherson (ninth/tenth century)

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

··
ΝΙΚΗΦ
.ΣΠΘΚ
.ΣΤΡΤ,Γ,
ΧΕΡΣΝ,

Νικηφόρῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ στρατηγ Χερσῶνος

 

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