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N. patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Anatolikoi (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Wreath border.

....
.ΗΠΑΤΡΙΚ
..ΑΣΑΣΠΑ
.ΑΡΣΤΡ.
ΤΝΑΝ
...

.........ῃ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρί καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Ἀνατολικν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Wreath border.

....
.ΗΠΑΤΡΙΚ
..ΑΣΑΣΠΑ
.ΑΡΣΤΡ.
ΤΝΑΝ
...

.........ῃ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρί καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Ἀνατολικν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.892
Diameter 33.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 86.57.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ...ῃ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατγηῷ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν.

Lord, help your servant N., patrikios imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Anatolikoi.

Commentary

The owner's name could be Ἰωάννῃ, Θεοφάνη [instead of Θεοφάνει], etc.