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Sergios patrikios, imperial spatharios, and logothetes of the dromos (ninth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram in center: ΚύριεCircular inscription beginning with a cross between two double border of dots.

ΟΗ̣Θ̣Ε̣Ι̣Τ̣ΩΣΩΟΥΛΩ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΕΡΓ
ΠΤΡΙΚ
⸉ΣΠΘ⸉.
ΓΟΘ⸉Τ
ΡΟΜ

Σεργ[ίῳ] πατρικ[ίῳ] β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) [(καὶ) λο]γοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ [δ]ρομοῦ

Obverse

Cruciform monogram in center: ΚύριεCircular inscription beginning with a cross between two double border of dots.

ΟΗ̣Θ̣Ε̣Ι̣Τ̣ΩΣΩΟΥΛΩ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΕΡΓ
ΠΤΡΙΚ
⸉ΣΠΘ⸉.
ΓΟΘ⸉Τ
ΡΟΜ

Σεργ[ίῳ] πατρικ[ίῳ] β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) [(καὶ) λο]γοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ [δ]ρομοῦ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1341
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Two halves; struck off-center.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σεργίῳ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ δρομοῦ.

Lord, help your servant Sergios patrikios, imperial spatharios, and logothetes of the dromos.