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Manuel Barsakes, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2200
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.49b.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla (without the abbreviation marks): ΜΡΘΥ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Along a border of dots, on either side of the head of the Virgin, inscription.

....ΘΚΕˊΤΟΣΔ,

Ἁγία? Θεοτόκε βοήθει το σ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

ΜΑΝ
ΟΥΗΛΑ
ΣΠ,Θ,SΣΤ
ΡΑΤΙΓΕ
ΛΑΔΑΣΟ
ΑΡΣΑΚ

Μανουὴλ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Ἑλάδας ὁ Βαρσάκης

Translation

Ἁγία Θεοτόκε βοήθει το σῷ δούλῳ Μανουὴλ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Ἑλάδας ὁ Βαρσάκης.

Holy Mother of God, help your servant Manuel Barsakes, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas.

Commentary

See the entry and commentary for BZS 1955.1.2941.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2200
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.49b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2200
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.49b.