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Pothos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas and of Sicily (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.92
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Oxidation.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.22.
Cf. another specimen (from the same boulloterion?) in Borsari, Amministrazione, 157, no. 9 (Archaeological Museum of Syracuse).

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on four steps. Along the circumference, between two borders of dots, an inscription.

ΕΙΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΠΟΘ
ΠΑΤΡΙΚˊΑ
ΣΠΑΘˊΣΤΡΑ
ΤΗΓˊΕΛΛΑΔˊ
ΣΙΚΕΛΙ

Πόθῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, στρατηγ Ἑλλάδος καὶ Σικελίας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πόθῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος καὶ Σικελίας.

Lord, help your servant Pothos patrikios, imperial protospatharios, strategos of Hellas and of Sicily.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.92
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Oxidation.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.22.
Cf. another specimen (from the same boulloterion?) in Borsari, Amministrazione, 157, no. 9 (Archaeological Museum of Syracuse).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.92
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Oxidation.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.22.
Cf. another specimen (from the same boulloterion?) in Borsari, Amministrazione, 157, no. 9 (Archaeological Museum of Syracuse).

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