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Theodosios imperial spatharios and domestikos of the Optimatoi (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.920
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.14b.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the lower quarters: ΛΩ. Wreath border.

[Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΙΒΣ
.ΔΟΜΤ

.ΟΠΤΙΜ.

[Θεοδοσ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ σ[πα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ)] δομ(εστίκῳ) τ[ῶν] Ὀπτιμ(άτων)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδοσίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν Ὀπτιμάτων.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodosios, imperial spatharios and domestic of the Optimatoi.

Commentary

The reading of this seal is restored on the basis of its counterpart, BZS 1958.106.919, which comes from the same boulloterion.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.920
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.14b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.920
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 71.14b.