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Stratonikos imperial spatharios (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.890
Diameter 26 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ|Λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΣΤΡ
ΤΟΙΚ
Σ̣ΠΘΡΙ


Στρατονίκῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρίῳ. ἀμήν

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στρατονίκῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ. ἀμήν

Mother of God, help your servant Stratonikos, imperial spatharios. Amen