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Christophoros imperial protospatharios and strategos of Koloneia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.71
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 48.7.

Cf. Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 147, no. 38.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps (X at both crossbars), with fleurons rising beyond the lower bar. Traces of a circular inscription within a border of dots.

τσδουλ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει] τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of pellets on the top, final two letters flanked by pellets.


.χρισ.
οφορ,Rα.
παθ,Sστ.
ατ,κολο
νια.

Χρισ[τ]οφόρ(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σ]παθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στ[ρ]ατ(ηγῷ) Κολονία[ς]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Κολονίας.

Lord, help your servant Christophoros, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Koloneia.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.71
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 48.7.

Cf. Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 147, no. 38.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.71
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 48.7.

Cf. Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 147, no. 38.

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