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John protospatharios, mystographos, libellesios and imperial notarios (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2932
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion before her. Sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Invocation on either side: Θ|κ|ε,θ, . Border of dots.

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Bottom line missing. Border of dots.

ι̅α
σπαθαρι,
μυστ,γρα
φολιελ
λισι
νοταρι

Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρί(ῳ), μυστ(ο)γράφο, λιβελλισίῳ (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) νοταρί[ῳ]

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, μυστογράφο, λιβελλισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ.

Mother of God, help John protospatharios, mystographos, libellesios, and imperial notarios.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2932
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2932
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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