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Sergios imperial spatharokandidatos and kommerkiarios of Cherson (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.62
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Bent and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.5.
Alekseyenko, L'Administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 109 (3).

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding medallion of Christ before her. No sigla. Circular inscription along border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟΗ..ΣΔΟΥΛ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines.

ΣΕΡΓ.
ΠΑΘΑ.
ΟΚΑΝΔΙΔ,
.ΚΜΕΡΚ,
ΧΕΡΣΟΝ,

Σεργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ (καὶ) κωμερκιαρίῳ Χερσόνος

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σεργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ κωμερκιαρίῳ Χερσόνος.

Theotokos, help your servant Sergios, imperial spatharokandidatos and kommerkiarios of Cherson.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1955.1.2835.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.62
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Bent and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.5.
Alekseyenko, L'Administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 109 (3).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.62
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Bent and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.5.
Alekseyenko, L'Administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 109 (3).