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Sergios imperial spatharokandidatos and kommerkiarios of Cherson (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5272
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.7a.
Alekseyenko, L'administration byzantine de Cherson, no. 106 (1).
In Sig., 237, no. 5, is published a parallel specimen with precisely the same division of lines as the DO seal. Cf. Sokolova, Monety, no. 35.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on four steps with fleurons rising from base (up to lower transverse arm). Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

κεοηθˊτσδουλ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

σεργ
ισπθ
κνδκο
μερκιρ
χερσον

Σεργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ κομερκιαρίῳ Χερσόνος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σεργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ κομερκιαρίῳ Χερσόνος.

Lord, help your servant Sergios imperial spatharokandidatos and kommerkiarios of Cherson.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5272
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.7a.
Alekseyenko, L'administration byzantine de Cherson, no. 106 (1).
In Sig., 237, no. 5, is published a parallel specimen with precisely the same division of lines as the DO seal. Cf. Sokolova, Monety, no. 35.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5272
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.7a.
Alekseyenko, L'administration byzantine de Cherson, no. 106 (1).
In Sig., 237, no. 5, is published a parallel specimen with precisely the same division of lines as the DO seal. Cf. Sokolova, Monety, no. 35.