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Christophoros imperial protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou, and domestikos of the basilikoi anthropoi (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2633
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Cracked along channel; chipped and oxidated.

Obverse

Within a border of dots, a cruciform monogram (variant of type XII) decorated with tendrils. In the quarters: χριστο|φορ.

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊˊσπ
Θˊεπιτχ
ρυστρικˊ
δομ,τ,
ν̅̅ν

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου 

καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων.

Lord, help Christophoros imperial protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou and domestic of the "imperial men."

Commentary

The reading of the obverse side of this seal has been restored with reference to the parallels from the same boulloterion, listed below.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2633
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Cracked along channel; chipped and oxidated.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2633
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Cracked along channel; chipped and oxidated.

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