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Artavasdos, patrikios and kouropalates (eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5541
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Corroded. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Oikonomides, Dated Seals, no. 32.

Obverse

Poorly preserved cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quartersτω|λωσ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between fleurons above and below. Wreath border.


ρτυσ
ωπτρι
κιωκου
ρπλτη


Ἀρταυάσδῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ κουραπαλάτῃ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ Ἀρταυάσδῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ κουραπαλάτῃ.

Mother of God, help your servant Artavasdos, patrikios and kouropalates.

Commentary

See the remarks on BZS 1955.1.700.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5541
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Corroded. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Oikonomides, Dated Seals, no. 32.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5541
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Corroded. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Oikonomides, Dated Seals, no. 32.

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