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Christophoros imperial protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou, and domestikos of the basilikoi anthropoi (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Within a border of dots, a cruciform monogram (variant of type XII) decorated with tendrils. Preserved in two quarters: στο|ρ.

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ 

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊˊ
θˊεπι
ρυστ
ομ
Ν

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων

Obverse

Within a border of dots, a cruciform monogram (variant of type XII) decorated with tendrils. Preserved in two quarters: στο|ρ.

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ 

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊˊ
θˊεπι
ρυστ
ομ
Ν

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2634
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων.

Lord, help Christophoros imperial protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou and domestic of the "imperial men."

Commentary

This seal has been edited jointly with its counterparts from the same boulloterion, listed below.