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N. imperial spatharios and epi tes katastaseos (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). Remains of an inscription in the lower quarters: Λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least three lines, a cross below. Wreath border.

σ
πθεπιτ,
κτστ/

...ῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς καταστάσεως

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). Remains of an inscription in the lower quarters: Λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least three lines, a cross below. Wreath border.

σ
πθεπιτ,
κτστ/

...ῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς καταστάσεως

Accession number BZS.1947.2.455
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 3227.

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ...ῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς καταστάσεως.

Lord (or Mother of God), help your servant N. imperial spatharios and epi tes katastaseos.