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Eustathios Argyros, imperial protospatharios and strategos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοηθτσλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ευστ
θη
σπθSστ
ρτηγ,το
ργυρ,
  

Εὐσταθήῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατηγ(ῷ) το Ἀργυρ(ῷ)

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοηθτσλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ευστ
θη
σπθSστ
ρτηγ,το
ργυρ,
  

Εὐσταθήῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατηγ(ῷ) το Ἀργυρ(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1013

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐσταθήῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ το Ἀργυρῷ.

Lord, help your servant Eustathios Argyros, imperial protospatharios and strategos.