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Barbatos, stratelates (sixth / seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

ΒΡ
Β̣Τ
ΟΥ

Βαρβάτου

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

Σ̣ΤΡ
Τ̣ΗΛ
.ΟΥ

στρατηλάτου

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

ΒΡ
Β̣Τ
ΟΥ

Βαρβάτου

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

Σ̣ΤΡ
Τ̣ΗΛ
.ΟΥ

στρατηλάτου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4468
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Corroded, with a pit on the obverse; chipped on one end of channel.

Translation

Βαρβάτου στρατηλάτου.

(Seal of) Barbatos, stratelates.

Commentary

cf. Zacos, 758.

Proc. III.11.7: An ἄρχον στρατιωτῶν ἱππέων against the Vandals in 533 is named Βαρβᾶτος.