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Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: ΣΩ|Δ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ 

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

.ΦΟΡ
ΑΘ/Σ
Γ/ΤΩΝ
ΥΡ/

Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: ΣΩ|Δ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ 

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

.ΦΟΡ
ΑΘ/Σ
Γ/ΤΩΝ
ΥΡ/

Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1217
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.21b.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1794.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν.

Lord, help your servant Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai.

Commentary

This is one of three seals from the same boulloterion, edited jointly with the parallels listed below.