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Christophoros, patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and strategos of Macedonia (ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2204

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.25.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1793a.

Details

Diameter:
29 mm
Condition:
Broken on the sides.

Obverse

Christophoros, patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and strategos of Macedonia (ninth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .Σ|.Λ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Christophoros, patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and strategos of Macedonia (ninth century)

Inscription of at least five lines. Wreath border.

ΧΡΙΣΤ
ΦΟΡΠΤ
ΚΙΒΣΠ
.ΣΤΡΤΜ.
ΚΕΔΟΝ

Χριστοφόρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας.

Theotokos, help your servant Christophoros patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Macedonia.

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Commentary

This seal and BZS.1958.106.4491 may have belonged to the same person but are clearly from different boulloteria.

 

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