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Theodore imperial spatharios (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ̣| : τῷ σῷ δού[λῳ]. No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, presumably beginning with a cross. No border visible.

ΕΟ
Ρ̣Β/
̣Θ̣

[Θ]εο[δώ]ρῳ β(ασιλικῳ) [σπ]αθα[ρί]ῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ̣| : τῷ σῷ δού[λῳ]. No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, presumably beginning with a cross. No border visible.

ΕΟ
Ρ̣Β/
̣Θ̣

[Θ]εο[δώ]ρῳ β(ασιλικῳ) [σπ]αθα[ρί]ῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.891
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ βασιλικῳ σπαθαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodore, imperial spatharios.

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