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Bardas protospatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ΚΕ,Θ,
ΑΡΑ
ΑΣΠΑΘΑ
ΡΗ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βάρδᾳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρήω

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ΚΕ,Θ,
ΑΡΑ
ΑΣΠΑΘΑ
ΡΗ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βάρδᾳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρήω

Accession number BZS.1947.2.896
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βάρδᾳ πρωτοσπαθαρήω.

Lord, help Bardas protospatharios.

Commentary