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Constantine imperial protospatharios and strategos of Thessalonica (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3756
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Two halves.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.64.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with small fleurons. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤ.ΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθη τ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines preceded and followed by row of pellets. Border of dots.

ΚΝΣ
ΤΑΝΤΑΣΠ
ΑΣΤΡΑΤΗΓ
ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟ
ΝΙΚΗΣ
······

Κωνσταντίνῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Θεσσαλονίκης

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Θεσσαλονίκης.

Lord, help your servant Constantine imperial protospatharios and strategos of Thessalonica.

Commentary

Zacos, Seals II, no. 123, published a similar seal, with similar decorations, struck in the name of a Constantine imperial protospatharios and strategos of Thessalonica. The specimen is from a different boulloterion but may well have belonged to the same person.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3756
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Two halves.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.64.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3756
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Two halves.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.64.

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