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N., (proto)spatharios and strategos of Cephalonia (eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5388
Diameter 28 mm
Condition One-third missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 1.19.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2642.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram of indeterminate type; in the quarters: .Σ.|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΣΠΑ/
ΡΑΤ/ΚΕ
ΦΑΛΙ/

... (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Κεφαλινίας

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ... πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Κεφαλινίας.

Lord or Mother of God, help your servant ... protospatharios and strategos of Cephalonia.

Commentary

The restoration of (proto)spatharios is not secure but it is highly likely.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5388
Diameter 28 mm
Condition One-third missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 1.19.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2642.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5388
Diameter 28 mm
Condition One-third missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 1.19.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2642.

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