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Peter imperial protospatharios and doux of Calabria (ninth/tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.3191

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 4.6.

Details

Diameter:
24 mm
Field:
19 mm
Condition:
Chipped

Obverse

Peter imperial protospatharios and doux of Calabria (ninth/tenth century)

Cross potent on three steps. Circular inscription along the interior of the border of dots.

κεοηθητ..δουλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τ[ῷ σ]ῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Peter imperial protospatharios and doux of Calabria (ninth/tenth century)

Inscription in four lines. Presumably above and visible below, cross between pellets. Border of dots.

.ετρ
σπS
κουκλ
ΙΣ


[Π]έτρῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δοὺξ Καλαβρίας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πέτρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δοὺξ Καλαβρίας.

Lord, help your servant Peter imperial protospatharios and doux of Calabria.

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Commentary

A seal from the same boulloterion is published by Zacos, Seals II, no. 271.

The owner of this seal lived at least a century after the Peter of similar titles/offices in BZS.1951.31.5.1058.

 

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