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Pothos imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2661
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.52b.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription along the circumference between a double border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΣ....

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΠΟΘ
ΑΣΠΘ
ΚˊΣΤΡΑΤ
ΕΛΛΑΔˊ

Πόθῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πόθῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος.

Lord, help your servant Pothos, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas.

Commentary

The reading of this seal is based on the edition of the better preserved specimen from the same boulloterion: BZS 1958.106.1274.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2661
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.52b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2661
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.52b.