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Gregoras imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Anatolikoi (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣ...Λ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡΙΓ
ΡRΣΠ
ΘΣΤΡΤ,
Τ,ΝΤ,Λˊ

Γριγωρᾷ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣ...Λ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡΙΓ
ΡRΣΠ
ΘΣΤΡΤ,
Τ,ΝΤ,Λˊ

Γριγωρᾷ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1455
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 86.52.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γριγωρᾷ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν.

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

Bibliography

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