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Malakenos protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, judge of the Hippodrome (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2052
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Struck off-center.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by a cross of dots between horizontal bars. Border of dots.


κε̅ο
ηθειτ
σουλ,
μαλακ,


Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ Μαλακηνῷ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines preceded and followed by a cross of dots between horizontal bars. Border of dots.


ασπαθ,
επιτ,,τ,
κριτ,επι
τ,ιππο
ρο

πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, κριτ ἐπὶ τοῦ Ἱπποδρόμου

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μαλακηνῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, κριτῇ ἐπὶ τοῦ Ἱπποδρόμου.

Lord, help your servant Malakenos protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, judge of the Hippodrome.

Commentary

Edited jointly with the parallels noted below.