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N. protospatharios and strategos of the Boukellarioi (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3062
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no 1.38.

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a martyr's cross in front of him. Vertical inscription on either side: γι|o-γ|εο|ρ,. : [Ὁ ἅ]γιο(ς) Γεόρ(γιος). Remains of a circular inscription along the border of dots:

K.........δουλ,

Κ[ύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ] δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

αασ..
θ.Sστ..
τιγ,τν.
Rκελ

...ᾳ (πρωτο)σ[πα]θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στ[ρα]τιγ(ῷ) τῶν Βουκελ(λαρίων)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ....ᾳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ τῶν Βουκελλαρίων.

Lord, help your servant ....a, protospatharios and strategos of the Boukellarioi.