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

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on steps. Between two borders of dots, circular inscription.

οηθιτσδουλ

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No border visible.

.ξι
.α,σπα
θ...στρα
τιγ,τονα
νατολ,

Ἀλεξίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγ τον Ἀνατολικῶν

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on steps. Between two borders of dots, circular inscription.

οηθιτσδουλ

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No border visible.

.ξι
.α,σπα
θ...στρα
τιγ,τονα
νατολ,

Ἀλεξίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγ τον Ἀνατολικῶν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1742
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 86.44.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀλεξίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ τον Ἀνατολικῶν.

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

Bibliography

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