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Hilarion imperial protospatharios and ek prosopou of Samos (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.808
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 44.1.

Obverse

Cross potent on four steps, the arms ending in pellets. Along the border of dots, inscription.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΙΛΡ
ΗΟΝˊΣΠ
Ρ,ΕΚΠΡ
ΟΣΠΤΗ
ΣΣΜ,

Ἱλαρήον βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐκ προσώπου τῆς Σάμου

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἱλαρήον βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐκ προσώπου τῆς Σάμου.

Lord, help your servant Hilarion imperial protospatharios and ek prosopou of Samos.

Commentary

There is no abbreviation mark after Ἱλαρίον, suggesting that the name, being antique, was perceived as foreign and non-declinable.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.808
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 44.1.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.808
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 44.1.

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