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John imperial spatharios and protonotarios of Macedonia (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2788
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Struck off-center and broken at one side.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.24b.
Another specimen, half-preserved, possibly from the same boulloterion, is published by Schlumberger, Sig., 112.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on four steps with fleurons rising well above the first arm. Along the border of dots, circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕ..ΗΘ,ΤΣΔΟΥΛ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΙΑΝ
ΝΗΣΠΑ
ΘΑΡ,ΑΝΟ
ΤΑΡ,ΜΑΚ
ΕΔΟΝ

Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ Μακεδονίας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ Μακεδονίας.

Lord, help your servant John imperial spatharios and protonotarios of Macedonia.

Commentary

This specimen is from the same boulloterion as BZS.1955.1.1472.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2788
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Struck off-center and broken at one side.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.24b.
Another specimen, half-preserved, possibly from the same boulloterion, is published by Schlumberger, Sig., 112.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2788
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Struck off-center and broken at one side.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.24b.
Another specimen, half-preserved, possibly from the same boulloterion, is published by Schlumberger, Sig., 112.