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Isaias imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Peloponnesos (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.132
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Oxidated.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 22.26a.
Cf. similar seal from a different boulloterion, published by Mordtmann, RA 1877/1, 294 (=Sig., 179, note 5, no. 1; cf. Bon, Péloponnèse, 187, no. 6); another one (?) is preserved in the Hermitage Collection (M-623): I. Sokolova, in VizVrem 42 (1981) table III.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ|Λ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible borders.

ΗΣΑΙΑ
ΒΑΣΠΑΘΑ
.ΙΣΤΡΑ
ΤΙΓΠΕ.
ΠΟΝΗ

Ἠσαΐᾳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγ Πελοπονήσου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἠσαΐᾳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Πελοπονήσου.

Mother of God, help your servant Isaias imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Peloponnesos.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.132
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Oxidated.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 22.26a.
Cf. similar seal from a different boulloterion, published by Mordtmann, RA 1877/1, 294 (=Sig., 179, note 5, no. 1; cf. Bon, Péloponnèse, 187, no. 6); another one (?) is preserved in the Hermitage Collection (M-623): I. Sokolova, in VizVrem 42 (1981) table III.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.132
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Oxidated.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 22.26a.
Cf. similar seal from a different boulloterion, published by Mordtmann, RA 1877/1, 294 (=Sig., 179, note 5, no. 1; cf. Bon, Péloponnèse, 187, no. 6); another one (?) is preserved in the Hermitage Collection (M-623): I. Sokolova, in VizVrem 42 (1981) table III.