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Constantine imperial spatharios and epi ton barbaron (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a figure holding a club, possibly Herakles. Branches of laurel on either side. No epigraphy.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of dots above. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕΚΟ
ΝΣΤΝΤΗ
ΝΟΣΠΘ
ΕΠΗΤ
ΡΡ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) Κονσταντήνο β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὴ τ(ῶν) βαρβάρ(ων)

Obverse

Bust of a figure holding a club, possibly Herakles. Branches of laurel on either side. No epigraphy.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of dots above. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕΚΟ
ΝΣΤΝΤΗ
ΝΟΣΠΘ
ΕΠΗΤ
ΡΡ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) Κονσταντήνο β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὴ τ(ῶν) βαρβάρ(ων)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1238
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Κονσταντήνο βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὴ τῶν βαρβάρων.

Lord, help Constantine imperial spatharios and epi ton barbaron.

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