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Nikephoros imperial spatharios and chartoularios of the Anatolikoi (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Between two border of dots, circular inscription beginning at 7 o'clock.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤ..ΔΛ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

+ΝΙΚΗΦ
ΟΡΟΣΠΑΘ.
ΡΙΧΑΡΤ.
ΤΝΑΝΑΤ.
ΛΙΚΩΝ

Νικηφόρο βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ χαρτουλαρίῳ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Between two border of dots, circular inscription beginning at 7 o'clock.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤ..ΔΛ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

+ΝΙΚΗΦ
ΟΡΟΣΠΑΘ.
ΡΙΧΑΡΤ.
ΤΝΑΝΑΤ.
ΛΙΚΩΝ

Νικηφόρο βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ χαρτουλαρίῳ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3831
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 86.7.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρο βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ χαρτουλαρίῳ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν.

Lord, help your servant Nikephoros, imperial spatharios and chartoularios of the Anatolikoi.

Bibliography

  • Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and at the Fogg Museum of Art, Vol. 3: West, Northwest, and Central Asia Minor and the Orient (Open in Zotero)
  • Byzantine Lead Seals, Vol. 1 (Open in Zotero)
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