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N., patrikios and strategos of Sicily (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3360
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.33.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (of indeterminate type); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

...
πτρι
στρ
ιγσικε
λισ

....ῳ πατρικίκαὶ στρατιγῷ Σικελίας

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ....ῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Σικελίας.

Lord or Theotokos, help your servant N., patrikios and strategos of Sicily.

Commentary

The remnants of letters of the first line (rev.) are uncertain; but they might be read as ΗΓΟ, which would suggest the reading Γρηγο|ρίῳ. Cf. Corpus inscriptionum graecarum IV (Berlin, 1857), no. 8991. But this is uncertain.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3360
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.33.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3360
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.33.

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