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Eustathios imperial protospatharios and epi ton deeseon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross potent mounted on three steps which stand on a ball. Along the circumference an invocation. Triple border of dots.

κεοηθητσουλˊ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded and followed by a row of three pellets. Tendrils adorn the last line. Triple border of dots.


ευστ
θει
σπˊθεπι
τνεη
σεν


Εὐσταθεἰῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν δεήσεων

Obverse

Cross potent mounted on three steps which stand on a ball. Along the circumference an invocation. Triple border of dots.

κεοηθητσουλˊ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded and followed by a row of three pellets. Tendrils adorn the last line. Triple border of dots.


ευστ
θει
σπˊθεπι
τνεη
σεν


Εὐσταθεἰῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν δεήσεων

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.344
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 25.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐσταθεἰῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν δεήσεων.

Lord, help your servant Eustathios imperial protospatharios and master of petitions.