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Andrew imperial protospatharios and droungarios tou ploimou (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τ..|λ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

....ε
βσπθ
δργγ του
πλ
ιμ

[Ἀνδρ]έᾳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθα(ρίῳ) (καὶ) δρουγγ(αρίῳ) τοῦ πλωΐμ(ου)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τ..|λ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

....ε
βσπθ
δργγ του
πλ
ιμ

[Ἀνδρ]έᾳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθα(ρίῳ) (καὶ) δρουγγ(αρίῳ) τοῦ πλωΐμ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.678
Diameter 32.0 mm
Condition Broken; one quarter missing.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀνδρέᾳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δρουγγαρίῳ τοῦ πλωΐμου.

Mother of God, help your servant Andrew imperial protospatharios and droungarios tou ploimou.