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Theophylaktos patrikios, praipositos, and imperial sakellarios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreathed border.

Reverse

θεοφ̣
υλακτπα
τρικπραιπο
σιτ'σακ
κελαρ,

Θεοφυλάκτῳ πατρικ(ίῳ) πραιποσίτ(ῳ) (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) σακκελαρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreathed border.

Reverse

θεοφ̣
υλακτπα
τρικπραιπο
σιτ'σακ
κελαρ,

Θεοφυλάκτῳ πατρικ(ίῳ) πραιποσίτ(ῳ) (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) σακκελαρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.823
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

Faint outline of a cruciform invocative monogram Θεοτόκε βοήθει (type V). In the quarters: Τσ̣|δΛ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Wreathed border.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφυλάκτῳ πατρικίῳ πραιποσίτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ σακκελαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theophylaktos, patrikios, praipositos, and imperial sakellarios.

Commentary

The reading of this seal has been restored with reference to the better preserved parallel cited in this entry.