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N. spatharokandidatos and strategos of the Armeniakoi (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.809
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.56.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: ..-..|δ|λ. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of which parts of four lines remain. Wreath border.

.....
.σπθ,
.νδ,Sστ
ρ,τ,γ,το/
.ρε

[.......] σπαθ(αρο)[κ]ανδ(ιδάτῳ) (καὶ) στρ(α)τ(η)γ(ῷ) το(ν) [Ἀ]ρμε(νιακῶν)

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ [...] σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τον Ἀρμενιακῶν.

Lord or Mother of God, help your servant ... spatharokandidatos and strategos of the Armeniakoi.

Commentary

The seal of Theodore, imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of the Armeniakoi, dated to the second half of the eighth century, is published in Seyrig, no. 167.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.809
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.56.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.809
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.56.

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