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John imperial spatharios and komes tes kortes of Pamphlagonia (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.195
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.19b.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding Christ before her. Circular inscription within a border of dots:

τσδουλ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει] τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ια
Rσπα
κομη
κορτ
φλ

Ἰωά[ν(νῃ)] β(ασιλικῷ) σπα[θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ)] κόμη[τ(ι) τ(ῆς)] κόρτ[(ης) Παμ]φλ[αγ(ονίας)]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ κόμητι τῆς κόρτης Παμφλαγονίας.

Lord, help your servant John, imperial spatharios and komes tes kortes of Pamphlagonia.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1958.106.5462 come from the same boulloterion, and their readings are combined.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.195
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.19b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.195
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.19b.