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Theodosios imperial spatharios and domestikos of the Optimatoi (ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.920

Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.14b.

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Condition:
Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Theodosios imperial spatharios and domestikos of the Optimatoi (ninth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the lower quarters: ΛΩ. Wreath border.

[Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Theodosios imperial spatharios and domestikos of the Optimatoi (ninth century)

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΙΒΣ
.ΔΟΜΤ

.ΟΠΤΙΜ.

[Θεοδοσ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ σ[πα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ)] δομ(εστίκῳ) τ[ῶν] Ὀπτιμ(άτων)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδοσίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν Ὀπτιμάτων.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodosios, imperial spatharios and domestic of the Optimatoi.

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Commentary

The reading of this seal is restored on the basis of its counterpart, BZS 1958.106.919, which comes from the same boulloterion.

 

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