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Lykastos imperial spatharios (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with a cross below the inscription. Wreath border.

ΛΥ̣Κ
ΣΤΒΣ
ΙΛΙΚΣΠ
ΘΡΙΟΥ

Λυκάστου βασιλικοῦ σπαθαρίου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with a cross below the inscription. Wreath border.

ΛΥ̣Κ
ΣΤΒΣ
ΙΛΙΚΣΠ
ΘΡΙΟΥ

Λυκάστου βασιλικοῦ σπαθαρίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.530
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Condition Obverse field is slightly off-center.
Previous Editions

Zacos 1544

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Λυκάστου βασιλικοῦ σπαθαρίου.

Mother of God, give Thy aid. (Seal of) Lykastos, imperial spatharios.

Commentary

See PmbZ #4644.