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N., imperial protospatharios and domestikos of the Optimatoi (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1746
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.18.

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear. Inscription in two columns: |ΘΕ|Ο: Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεό[δωρος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines preceded and followed by an uncertain decoration. Border of dots.

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.ΥΝ
ΑΣΑΣ
ΔΟΜ
Κ,ΤΟΝ
ΤΙΜˊ
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...υν... [β]ασ(ιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σ[παθ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) δομ[εστί]κ(ῳ) τον [Ὀπ]τιμ(άτων)

Translation

...υν... βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τον Ὀπτιμάτων.

N., imperial protospatharios and domestikos of the Optimatoi.