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Anastasios imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and strategos of An(chialos) (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a bishop-saint, blessing and holding book. Traces of vertical inscription. Linear border, along with inscription.

........σδ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription preceded and followed by tendril decoration. Indeterminate border.


νστ.
σιˊσπ
θˊεπιτχρυ
..τρ,στρτ
γ,γ....

Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ στρατηγ Ἀγχιάλου

Obverse

Bust of a bishop-saint, blessing and holding book. Traces of vertical inscription. Linear border, along with inscription.

........σδ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription preceded and followed by tendril decoration. Indeterminate border.


νστ.
σιˊσπ
θˊεπιτχρυ
..τρ,στρτ
γ,γ....

Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ στρατηγ Ἀγχιάλου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3280
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 73.1b.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἀγχιάλου (?).

Lord, help your servant Anastasios imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and strategos of Anchialos (?).

Commentary

The reading of this specimen is based on its better preserved parallel from the same boulloterion: see BZS 1947.2.39.