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Nikephoros protospatharios and ek prosopou of the strategos of the Optimatoi (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.124
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Broken in half.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.21b.

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Theologian holding a book. Vertical inscription: |.Ω|.Θ|Ε|ΟΛ.|Γ,: Ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) [ὁ] Θεολ(ό)γ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines with decorations above. Border of dots.

  
ΝΙΚΗΦ.

ΑΣΠΑΘ
ΕΚΑΣΩ.
ΤΣΤΡΑ.
ΤΩΝΟΠ.
ΜΑΤ,

Νικηφ(όρος) (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) ἐκ (προ)σώ[π(ου)] τοῦ στρα[τ(ηγοῦ)] τῶν Ὀπ[τ(ι)]μάτ(ων)

Translation

Νικηφόρος πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ ἐκ προσώπου τοῦ στρατηγοῦ τῶν Ὀπτιμάτων.

Nikephoros, protospatharios and ek prosopou of the strategos of the Optimatoi.

Commentary

This seal is edited on the basis of its counterpart, BZS 1958.106.4633; see also the commentary to this edition.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.124
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Broken in half.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.21b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.124
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Broken in half.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.21b.