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Niketas imperial protospatharios and strategos of Charsianon (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3654
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 40.22.

Obverse

Cross potent on three steps. Circular inscription within a border of dots:

κεRοηθτσ.δ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σ[ῷ] δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

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

.....
ητ,R,α,σπ
αθαρ,κ,στ
ρατ,γτχ
αρσιαν

[Νικ]ήτ(ᾳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ί)ῳ κ(αὶ) στρατ(η)γῷ τ(οῦ) Χαρσιαν(οῦ)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τοῦ Χαρσιανοῦ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Charsianon.