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Arsaber imperial protospatharios (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ| ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.


ΡΣ
.ΗΡΣ
.ΛΕΙΚ,
ΣΠΘ

Ἀρσαβὴρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ| ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.


ΡΣ
.ΗΡΣ
.ΛΕΙΚ,
ΣΠΘ

Ἀρσαβὴρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2796
Diameter 30.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀρσαβὴρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Arsaber imperial protospatharios.