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Symeon magistros and logothetes tou dromou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

An eight-rayed star, every second ray in the shape of the cross. Within a border of dots, remnants of a circular inscription along the circumference:

δουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σ]ῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above and below. Border of dots.


συ̣μ̣ε̣
μγιστ
ιλογο
.τητ
ομ


Συμε[ὼν] μαγίστ[ρ(ῳ) κ]αὶ λογο[θέ]τῃ τοῦ [δρ]όμου

Obverse

An eight-rayed star, every second ray in the shape of the cross. Within a border of dots, remnants of a circular inscription along the circumference:

δουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σ]ῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above and below. Border of dots.


συ̣μ̣ε̣
μγιστ
ιλογο
.τητ
ομ


Συμε[ὼν] μαγίστ[ρ(ῳ) κ]αὶ λογο[θέ]τῃ τοῦ [δρ]όμου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1592
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Broken along the circumference.
Previous Editions

N. Oikonomides, “Two Seals of Symeon Metaphrastes,” DOP 27 (1973): 323 and plate 2a–d; Laurent, Corpus 2: no. 431a.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Συμεὼν μαγίστρῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ δρόμου.

Lord, help your servant Symeon, magistros and logothetes tou dromou.