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John imperial protospatharios and strategos of Chaldia (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3462
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Cracked and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.40.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on two steps, with fleurons rising to the lower crossbar. Remains of a circular inscription. Border of dots.

σδουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


R/α/..α/
στ.ατι
χαλδη
ασ-

Ἰω(άννῃ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]α(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) στ[ρ]ατι(γῷ) Χαλδήας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Χαλδήας.

Lord, help your servant John, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Chaldia.

Commentary

Not a well engraved seal.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3462
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Cracked and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.40.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3462
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Cracked and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.40.

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