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Basil imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of the Boukellarioi (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2551
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Cracked; portion missing
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no 1.26.

Obverse

Indeterminate border. Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τ-σο|δ.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Βασ
ηBσ.αθκ.
νδιδSστρα
.γτνB
....

Βασ[ιλ]ήῳ β(ασιλκῳ) σ[π]αθ(αρο)κ[α]νδιδ(άτῳ) (καὶ) στρα[τη]γῷ τῶν Βου[κελλ(αρίων)].

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλήῳ βασιλκῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Βουκελλαρίων.

Mother of God, help your servant Basil, imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of the Boukellarioi.