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Theodosios imperial spatharios (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4267
Diameter 26 mm

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

ΘΕΟΔ
ΟΣΙΒ / Π
ΘΡΙ


Θεοδοσήῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδοσήῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Theodosios imperial spatharios.