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Theodore Hypo[...], imperial protospatharios and epi tes megales hetaireias (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at the lower transverse bar) mounted on steps. Fleurons on either side. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference, beginning at seven o'clock:

κ̣εοηθει̣

Κύριε βοήθει [τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

θ̣ε
ρο
̣θεπι
εγ,ετε
ο̣υ̣π̣ο̣

Θεω[δό]ρο β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]αθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ [τ(ῆς) μ]εγ(άλης) ἑτε[ρ(είας) τ]ο Ὑπο...

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at the lower transverse bar) mounted on steps. Fleurons on either side. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference, beginning at seven o'clock:

κ̣εοηθει̣

Κύριε βοήθει [τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

θ̣ε
ρο
̣θεπι
εγ,ετε
ο̣υ̣π̣ο̣

Θεω[δό]ρο β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]αθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ [τ(ῆς) μ]εγ(άλης) ἑτε[ρ(είας) τ]ο Ὑπο...

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.795
Diameter 18.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεωδόρο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς μεγάλης ἑτερείας το Ὑπο...

Lord, help your servant Theodore Hypo..., imperial protospatharios and epi tes megales hetaireias.

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