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Symbatios imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Strymon (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X at crossing of lower bar) on three steps. Fleurons to the first transverse bar. Circular inscription along a border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΙΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΥΜ
ΑΤΙΑΣ
ΠΣΤΡ
.ΤΙΓΣΤΡ
.ΟΝ

Συμβατίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγ Στρυμόνος

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X at crossing of lower bar) on three steps. Fleurons to the first transverse bar. Circular inscription along a border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΙΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΥΜ
ΑΤΙΑΣ
ΠΣΤΡ
.ΤΙΓΣΤΡ
.ΟΝ

Συμβατίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγ Στρυμόνος

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3439
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 37.6.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Συμβατίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Στρυμόνος.

Lord, help your servant Symbatios imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Strymon.