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N. imperial protospatharios, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Armeniakoi (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4278
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.25.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X at the first crossbar) on three steps; fleurons rising to the second bar. Parts of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κεR......δ

Κ(ύρι)ε β[(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σ]ῷ δ[ούλῳ ...]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (four visible), a row of pellets below. Border of dots.

.....
R΄΄σπθ
κρητιπo
..ομ,Sρ
.ενικ,

(βασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ), κρητ(ῇ) 〈τ〉οῦ Ἱπο[δρ]όμ(ου) (καὶ) Ἀρ[μ]ενιακ(ῶν)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ... βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, κρητῇ τοῦ Ἱποδρόμου καὶ Ἀρμενιακῶν.

Lord, help your servant ... imperial protospatharios, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Armeniakoi.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4278
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.25.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4278
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.25.

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