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Kosmas spatharokoubikoularios (tenth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3199
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Pressed flat along the sides. Corroded.

Obverse

A cross mounted on a base of steps, an x at the lower crossbar. Fleurons arise from the base to the first transverse bar. Traces of an inscription above: ΟΤΟ: [Θε]οτό[κε βοήθει]? Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

ΚΟΣ̄
.ΠΘ̄Κ
..ΚΛ
̣ΡΙ

Κοσμ(ᾷ) [σ]παθ(αρο)κου[βι]κουλαρίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κοσμᾷ σπαθαροκουβικουλαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help Kosmas, spatharokoubikoularios.