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John patrikios, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock: 

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤ̣̣̣ΔΟΥΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΙΝ
Ν̣ΗΠΤΡΗ
Κ,ΣΠΘ,
ΣΚΕΛΛ
ΡΗ

Ἰωάννῃ πατρηκ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) σακελλαρήῳ

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock: 

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤ̣̣̣ΔΟΥΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΙΝ
Ν̣ΗΠΤΡΗ
Κ,ΣΠΘ,
ΣΚΕΛΛ
ΡΗ

Ἰωάννῃ πατρηκ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) σακελλαρήῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.846
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πατρηκίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρήῳ.

Lord, help your servant John, patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and sakellarios.

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