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Christophoros imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and domestikos of the Optimatoi (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram consisting of Θ in center, and Ω below, Κ at l., Ρ (and Υ) at the top. The right end is not visible. In the quarters, the margins of which are decorated with floral designs, the inscriptions : ΧΡΙΣ..|ΦΟ.. . Border of dots.

Κύριε βοήθει Χρισ[το]φό[ρῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

+ˊˊΣΠ
ΕΠΗΤ

ΧΡΥΣΟΤ
ΟΜΕΣΤ
ΟΠΤΗ

β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ[αθ(αρίῳ)] ἐπὴ τ[οῦ] Χρυσο(τρι)[κλίνου καὶ δ]ομεστ(ίκῳ) [τ(ῶν) Ὀ]πτι[μάτ(ων)]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram consisting of Θ in center, and Ω below, Κ at l., Ρ (and Υ) at the top. The right end is not visible. In the quarters, the margins of which are decorated with floral designs, the inscriptions : ΧΡΙΣ..|ΦΟ.. . Border of dots.

Κύριε βοήθει Χρισ[το]φό[ρῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

+ˊˊΣΠ
ΕΠΗΤ

ΧΡΥΣΟΤ
ΟΜΕΣΤ
ΟΠΤΗ

β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ[αθ(αρίῳ)] ἐπὴ τ[οῦ] Χρυσο(τρι)[κλίνου καὶ δ]ομεστ(ίκῳ) [τ(ῶν) Ὀ]πτι[μάτ(ων)]

Accession number BZS.1947.2.961
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.5.
Laurent, Corpus II, no. 826.