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Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); letters still visible in the quarters: |Λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τ σδούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

.ΦΟΡΟΥ.
ΠΑΘ/ΣΤ..
ΤΗΓ/ΤΝ
ΚΙΒΥΡ/

 Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); letters still visible in the quarters: |Λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τ σδούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

.ΦΟΡΟΥ.
ΠΑΘ/ΣΤ..
ΤΗΓ/ΤΝ
ΚΙΒΥΡ/

 Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4881
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.21c.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1794.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν.

Lord, help your servant Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai.

Commentary

This seal is edited jointly with the two parallels from the same boulloterion listed below.