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George imperial spatharios and chartoularios of the sakellion (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram of Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Remnants of an inscription in the quarters:  - Λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ σῷ δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; top lines missing. Wreath border.

ΓΙ,
ΧΑΡΤ
ΣΑΚΕ

[Γεωρ]γίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) [σπα(θαριῳ)] (καὶ) χαρτ(ουλαρίῳ) [τοῦ] σακε[λ(λίου)]

Obverse

Cruciform monogram of Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Remnants of an inscription in the quarters:  - Λ. Wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ σῷ δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; top lines missing. Wreath border.

ΓΙ,
ΧΑΡΤ
ΣΑΚΕ

[Γεωρ]γίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) [σπα(θαριῳ)] (καὶ) χαρτ(ουλαρίῳ) [τοῦ] σακε[λ(λίου)]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1105
Diameter 30.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαριῳ καὶ χαρτουλαρίῳ τοῦ σακελλίου.

Lord or Mother of God, help George, imperial spatharios and chartoularios of the sakellion.