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Basil imperial primikerios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross on four steps. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference beginning at seven o’clock:

ΚΕΟΗ̣Θ̣⸉Τ̣ΩΔ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross, a decoration of a cross between pellets above and below. Border of dots.


ΣΙ
..Ι⸉ΠΡΙ
.ΙΚΗΡ⸉Ε
ΠΙΤ/ ΟΙΚ/


Βασι[λε]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) πρι[μ]ικηρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ(ῶν) οἰκ(ειακῶν)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross on four steps. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference beginning at seven o’clock:

ΚΕΟΗ̣Θ̣⸉Τ̣ΩΔ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross, a decoration of a cross between pellets above and below. Border of dots.


ΣΙ
..Ι⸉ΠΡΙ
.ΙΚΗΡ⸉Ε
ΠΙΤ/ ΟΙΚ/


Βασι[λε]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) πρι[μ]ικηρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ(ῶν) οἰκ(ειακῶν)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1374
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Corroded (obv.).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ πριμικηρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκειακῶν.

Lord, help your servant Basil imperial primikerios and epi ton oikeiakon.