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Artavasdos imperial protospatharios and strategos of Thessalonica (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5038
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.62.

Obverse

Cross potent on four steps. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΣΔΟΥΛˊ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Borders of dots.

.ΡΤΑΥΑΣ
ˋΑ,ΣΠΑ
ΘΚΑΙΣΤΡΑ.
ΕΣΣΑΛΝ
ΙΚΗΣ

ρταυάσδῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Θεσσαλωνίκης

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀρταυάσδῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Θεσσαλωνίκης.

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