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Gregory imperial protospatharios and strategos of Cherson (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Annunciation. Only the archangel is preserved, holding rod or scepter. In front of him, on the ground, a low seat (?) resembling a capital set on a column. Vertical inscription in center: Χ|Ε|ΡΕ|Τ,: Χερετισμός. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

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ρη
θρι
ρτηγ
χερσο
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Γρηγορήῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ Χερσόνως

Obverse

The Annunciation. Only the archangel is preserved, holding rod or scepter. In front of him, on the ground, a low seat (?) resembling a capital set on a column. Vertical inscription in center: Χ|Ε|ΡΕ|Τ,: Χερετισμός. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

γρη
ρη
θρι
ρτηγ
χερσο
σ

Γρηγορήῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ Χερσόνως

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1770
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 82.12.
Alekseyenko, L'administration Byzantine de Cherson, no. 64 (2).