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Christopher imperial protospatharios and domestikos of the schools (eighth/ninght century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); visible in the lower quarters: ΔΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

ιστο
ρβα
δομτω.

σχολˊ

Χριστοφόρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν σχολῶν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); visible in the lower quarters: ΔΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

ιστο
ρβα
δομτω.

σχολˊ

Χριστοφόρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν σχολῶν

Accession number BZS.1947.2.233
Diameter 28.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν σχολῶν.

Theotokos, help your servant Christopher imperial protospatharios and Domestikos of the Schools.