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Constantine primikerios and protospatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram of Κύριε βοήθει (type V). In the quarters: τ..|ΔΛ : τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Κ.
..Α̣Ν̣...
...ΜΙΚΙ
.,ΑΣΠΑ
.ΑΡΙ

Κω[νστ]αν[τίν(ῳ) πρι]μικι[ρ(ίῳ)] (καὶ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ]αρί(ῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform monogram of Κύριε βοήθει (type V). In the quarters: τ..|ΔΛ : τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Κ.
..Α̣Ν̣...
...ΜΙΚΙ
.,ΑΣΠΑ
.ΑΡΙ

Κω[νστ]αν[τίν(ῳ) πρι]μικι[ρ(ίῳ)] (καὶ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ]αρί(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3090
Diameter 18.0 mm
Condition Worn and pitted on both sides.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ πριμικιρίῳ καὶ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, primikerios and protospatharios.