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Stylianos imperial spatharokoubikoularios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps, with tendrils rising to the first transverse bar. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣΟΥΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

ΣΤΥΛ
ΗΑΝΟˊΣ
ΠΑΘˊΚΟΥ
ΗΚΟΥΛ

Στυληανο β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κουβικουλ(αρίῳ)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps, with tendrils rising to the first transverse bar. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣΟΥΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

ΣΤΥΛ
ΗΑΝΟˊΣ
ΠΑΘˊΚΟΥ
ΗΚΟΥΛ

Στυληανο β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κουβικουλ(αρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.947
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στυληανο βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκουβικουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Stylianos, imperial spatharokoubikoularios.

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