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N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and judge of the Hippodrome (

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom holding the book and offering a blessing. Traces of sigla on either side: |.̅|Ο|ΤΟ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσόσ)το(μος). No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, bottom line missing. No border visible.

Α̣.
ΑΣΠΑ
.ΙΤ,Γ̣
.ΕΠΙΤ,
Ο̣ΔΡΟ̣

α. (πρωτο)σπα[θαρ(ίῳ) ἐπ]ὶ τ(οῦ) Χρ(υσο)(τρι)[κλίνου (καὶ) κριτῇ] ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) [Ἱππ]οδρό[μ(ου)]

Obverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom holding the book and offering a blessing. Traces of sigla on either side: |.̅|Ο|ΤΟ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσόσ)το(μος). No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, bottom line missing. No border visible.

Α̣.
ΑΣΠΑ
.ΙΤ,Γ̣
.ΕΠΙΤ,
Ο̣ΔΡΟ̣

α. (πρωτο)σπα[θαρ(ίῳ) ἐπ]ὶ τ(οῦ) Χρ(υσο)(τρι)[κλίνου (καὶ) κριτῇ] ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) [Ἱππ]οδρό[μ(ου)]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3002
Diameter 17.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

α. πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ κριτῇ ἐπὶ τοῦ Ἱπποδρόμου.

(Lord or Mother of God, help) ...a... protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and judge of the Hippodrome.