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John imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross with two transverse bars, standing on three steps. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription running along the circumference:

κεοηθειτσλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ινη
σπθ
.επιτι
ικλογ,

Ἰωάνῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ λόγου

Obverse

Cross with two transverse bars, standing on three steps. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription running along the circumference:

κεοηθειτσλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ινη
σπθ
.επιτι
ικλογ,

Ἰωάνῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ λόγου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.684
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάνῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ λόγου.

Lord, help your servant John imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou logou.