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John Mytaras (?), protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and grand chartoularios (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.2065
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Corroded.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (x at the lower crossbar), with pellets at the ends of both crossbars. It stands upon a ball mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons rise on both sides up to the second crossbar. Three letters remain of a circular inscription along the circumference. No border visible.

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Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No border visible.

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σπαθ,επι
ττικλ
χαρτλ
ομιταρ
ασ

Ἰωάννης πρωτοσπαθάριος ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, μέγας χαρτουλάριος ὁ Μιταρᾶς

Translation

Ἰωάννης πρωτοσπαθάριος ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, μέγας χαρτουλάριος ὁ Μιταρᾶς.

John Mytaras, protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and grand chartoularios.