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Anastasios imperial spatharios and epi tou manglaviou (tenth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross of dots above. Border of dots.


nστ
σιΒσπθ
επητμ̣̣γ̣
λ.ι̣̣

Ἀναστασί(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) ἐπὴ τοῦ μαγλα[β]ίου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross of dots above. Border of dots.


nστ
σιΒσπθ
επητμ̣̣γ̣
λ.ι̣̣

Ἀναστασί(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) ἐπὴ τοῦ μαγλα[β]ίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.671
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Condition Hollowed along the channel. Corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ ἐπὴ τοῦ μαγλαβίου.

Mother of God, help your servant Anastasios, imperial spatharios, epi tou manglaviou.