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Theophylaktos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps; the cross has an 'x' at the lower transverse bar. Flowers rise from the base. Beginning at seven o'clock, a circular inscription:

Κεοηθει.σουλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of pellets below. Border of dots.

θ̣ε̣φ
ιλακτ
πατρικη
α̅σπαθ
σακελ
    

Θεωφιλάκτῳ πατρικήῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) σακελ(λαρίῳ)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps; the cross has an 'x' at the lower transverse bar. Flowers rise from the base. Beginning at seven o'clock, a circular inscription:

Κεοηθει.σουλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of pellets below. Border of dots.

θ̣ε̣φ
ιλακτ
πατρικη
α̅σπαθ
σακελ
    

Θεωφιλάκτῳ πατρικήῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) σακελ(λαρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.62
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεωφιλάκτῳ πατρικήῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Theophylaktos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios.

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