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John spatharokoubikoularios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist. Details obscure. Traces of sigla on either side: |ι̅ο| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(όδρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ke,θ,
ι̅σπαθαρ,
κηκ
λαρι
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) σπαθαρ(ο)κουβηκουλαρίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist. Details obscure. Traces of sigla on either side: |ι̅ο| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(όδρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ke,θ,
ι̅σπαθαρ,
κηκ
λαρι
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) σπαθαρ(ο)κουβηκουλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.181
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκουβηκουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help John, spatharokoubikoularios.

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