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Anastasios imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (in charge of the Phylax?) (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3201
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 27.4.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters leafy decoration and inscription: ΤΣ|Λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded and followed by leafy decoration. Border of dots.

ΑΝΑΣΤΑ
..ˊΑˊΣΠΑ
..ΕΠΙΤ,ΟΙ
.ΙΑΚΟΤ
ΦΥΛ

Ἀναστα[σί]ῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ)] ἐπὶ τ(ῶν) οἰ[κ]ιακ(ῶν) ὁ τοῦ Φύλ(ακος)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκιακῶν ὁ τοῦ Φύλακος.

Mother of God, help your servant Anastasios imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (in charge of the Phylax?).

Commentary

The phrase Ὁ τοῦ Φύλακος may signify that Anastasios was in charge of the Phylax or it may designate a family name. W. Seibt (BZ 100 [2007]: 234) prefers the latter interpretation.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3201
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 27.4.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3201
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 27.4.

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