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Scholastikios koubikoularios and sakellarios (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Within a double wreath border, circular inscription.

τωουλωσου

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Within a double wreath border, circular inscription.

α - ι - κ - λ - ο - σ - τ - χ - ω  ...βικ,σακελλαρ..

Σχολαστικίῳ κουβικουλαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Within a double wreath border, circular inscription.

τωουλωσου

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Within a double wreath border, circular inscription.

α - ι - κ - λ - ο - σ - τ - χ - ω  ...βικ,σακελλαρ..

Σχολαστικίῳ κουβικουλαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1345
Diameter 31.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1678.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σχολαστικίῳ κουβικουλαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Scholastikios koubikoularios and sakellarios.

Commentary

This may represent a further step in the career of Scholastikios, the ostiarios and parakoimomenos under Theophilos; see BZS.1955.1.1142 for an earlier stage in the career of this figure, when he was an imperial nipsistiarios.