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Constantine Choirsophaktes, praitor (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

χσ̅ο
ηθοσεν
λογοισεν
πρακτε
οισ

Χ(ριστ)ὸς βοηθὸς ἐν λόγοις ἐν πρακτέοις

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κ̅ν
πραιτ
ριτχοι
ροσφα
κτη

Κων(σταντίνῳ) πραίτωρι τῷ Χοιροσφάκτῃ

Obverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

χσ̅ο
ηθοσεν
λογοισεν
πρακτε
οισ

Χ(ριστ)ὸς βοηθὸς ἐν λόγοις ἐν πρακτέοις

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κ̅ν
πραιτ
ριτχοι
ροσφα
κτη

Κων(σταντίνῳ) πραίτωρι τῷ Χοιροσφάκτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2422
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

See PBW: Konstantinos 126 (dating this specimen to the years between 1090-1100 and citing other seals of this official).

Translation

Χριστὸς βοηθὸς ἐν λόγοις ἐν πρακτέοις Κωνσταντίνῳ πραίτωρι τῷ Χοιροσφάκτῃ.

Christ, be of aid to the praitor Constantine Choirosphaktes in his words and deeds.