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Symeon imperial spatharios and strategos of the Thrakesioi (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.881
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.51a.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: τ-σ|δ-λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border:

+συμε
νβ/σπ/S
στρτ/τ/
θρκισ/

Συμεὼν β(ασιλικῷ) σπ(αθαρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατ(ηγῷ) τ(ῶν) Θρᾳκισ(ίων)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Συμεὼν βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Θρᾳκισίων.

Lord, help your servant Symeon, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Thrakesioi.

Commentary

This seal, BZS.1958.3406, and BZS.1958.106.5482 all come from the same boulloterion that may have undergone retooling.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.881
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.51a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.881
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.51a.