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Theopemptos imperial protospatharios (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.919
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Corroded along the circumference.


A cross on a base of steps (details obscure). Fleurons on either side. Along the circumference, traces of a circular inscription: ΤΣΟΥ. Border of dots.

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ δού[λῳ]


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


Θεοπέμπτο βασηλη[κ]ῷ (πρωτο)σπα[θ]αρήο


Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοπέμπτο βασηληκῷ πρωτοσπαθαρήο.

Lord, help your servant Theopemptos, imperial protospatharios.