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Andronikos imperial protospatharios and strategos of Chaldia (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5178
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.36a.

Listed in Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 316, n. 11.

Obverse

Cross potent on four steps. Circular inscription within a border of dots.

+κεRοηθειτωσ.δουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σ[ῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of three pellets below. Border of dots.

+ανδρ
oνικ/R/α/σ
παθαρ,Sσ
τρατηγ,χ
αλδια/

Ἀνδρονίκ(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) στρατηγ(ῷ) Χαλδία(ς)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀνδρονίκῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Χαλδίας.

Lord, help your servant Andronikos, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Chaldia.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1947.2.60 undoubtedly belonged to the same person; the engraving of this seal is of high quality, while the second is the result of rather poor craftsmanship and contains spelling mistakes.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5178
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.36a.

Listed in Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 316, n. 11.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5178
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.36a.

Listed in Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 316, n. 11.