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

Accession number BZS.1947.2.961
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Poorly printed on one side, chipped.
Previous Editions

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

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)]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν Ὀπτιμάτων.

Lord, help Christophoros imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and domestikos of the Optimatoi.

Commentary

Same owner as BZS 1958.106.1534. Cf. also BZS.1951.31.5.300.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.961
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Poorly printed on one side, chipped.
Previous Editions

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

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.961
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Poorly printed on one side, chipped.
Previous Editions

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