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John spatharokoubikoularios (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.943
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Note the poor quality of the lettering.

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Tendrils rise on both sides up to the first transverse bar. A semi-circular inscription, beginning with a cross at ten o'clock. Border of dots.

 ΚΕΟΗΘ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει)

Reverse

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

Ι
ΠΑΚ
ΗΚΛ
ΡΙΟ

Ἰω(άννῃ) σπα(θαρο)κουβηκουλαρίο

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκουβηκουλαρίο.

Lord, help John, spatharokoubikoularios.