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Christophoros, patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and strategos of Macedonia (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2204
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Broken on the sides.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.25.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1793a.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .Σ|.Λ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Wreath border.

ΧΡΙΣΤ
ΦΟΡΠΤ
ΚΙΒΣΠ
.ΣΤΡΤΜ.
ΚΕΔΟΝ

Χριστοφόρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας.

Theotokos, help your servant Christophoros patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Macedonia.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1958.106.4491 may have belonged to the same person but are clearly from different boulloteria.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2204
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Broken on the sides.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.25.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1793a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2204
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Broken on the sides.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.25.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1793a.