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Alexios patrikios, imperial spatharios and ... (ninth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ̣|.̣.. . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ [δ]ού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines (bottom line missing). Wreath border.

λεΞ̣ι
πτρικβ
.π̣.θσ

 Ἀλεξί[ῳ] πατρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) [σ]π[α]θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) σ....

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ̣|.̣.. . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ [δ]ού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines (bottom line missing). Wreath border.

λεΞ̣ι
πτρικβ
.π̣.θσ

 Ἀλεξί[ῳ] πατρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) [σ]π[α]θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) σ....

Accession number BZS.1955.1.668
Diameter 30.0 mm
Condition Chipped. Struck off center.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀλεξίῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ σ....

Mother of God, help your servant Alexios patrikios, imperial spatharios and s...