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Constantine protospatharios and grand chartoularios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a saint holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Details Indistinct. Epigraphy preserved at left: : ὁ ἅ(γιος) . . .. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Cross at beginning of first line. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ̅̣
Η̣Θ,ΤΣ,
..Ν͂ΣΠ̣
.̣ΜΕ..
Ρ̣Τ.

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οή]θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) [Κω]ν(σταντίνῳ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ)] κ(αὶ) με[γ(άλῳ) χα]ρτού[λ(αρίῳ)]

Obverse

Bust of a saint holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Details Indistinct. Epigraphy preserved at left: : ὁ ἅ(γιος) . . .. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Cross at beginning of first line. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ̅̣
Η̣Θ,ΤΣ,
..Ν͂ΣΠ̣
.̣ΜΕ..
Ρ̣Τ.

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οή]θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) [Κω]ν(σταντίνῳ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ)] κ(αὶ) με[γ(άλῳ) χα]ρτού[λ(αρίῳ)]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2311
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Chipped and partially effaced.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ μεγάλῳ χαρτούλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, protospatharios and grand chartoularios.