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Theophylaktos imperial spatharokandidatos and doux of Calabria (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε or Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. No visible border.

θεο
φυλκτ
Β/σπ/θ/κ
Sδουκ⸊κ
λ⸊

Θεοφυλάκτῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ δουκ Καλαβρίας

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε or Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. No visible border.

θεο
φυλκτ
Β/σπ/θ/κ
Sδουκ⸊κ
λ⸊

Θεοφυλάκτῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ δουκ Καλαβρίας

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2767
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 4.8.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2551.

Translation

Θεοτόκε or Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφυλάκτῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ δουκὶ Καλαβρίας.

Theotokos or Lord help your servant Theophylaktos imperial spatharokandidatos and doux of Calabria.