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Artabanes hypatos and protonotarios of Chaldia (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5576
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.32b.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on steps, with fleurons rising to the lower crossbar; rosace in each of the upper quarters. Circular inscription within a border of dots:

κεRοηθητσδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

+ρτR
νηυπτ,
Sνοτρ,
χλδι,

Ἀρταβάνῃ ὑπάτ(ῳ) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοταρ(ίῳ) Χαλδί(ας)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀρταβάνῃ ὑπάτῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ Χαλδίας.

Lord, help your servant Artabanes, hypatos and protonotarios of Chaldia.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1958.106.1546 come from the same boulloterion. See the commentary to the latter entry.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5576
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.32b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5576
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.32b.