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Constantine protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: Τ–Σ|–Λ. A cross of dots on either side of the top and bottom letters of monogram. Border of dots.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Cross of dots between pellets at top and bottom. Border of dots.

  
ΚΝ.Τ̣
ΝΤ̣.
Π̣Θ̣.ΠΙ
Τ,ΟΙΚΙ
  

Κων[σ]ταντ(ίνῳ) (πρωτο)[σ]παθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) [ἐ]πὶ τ(ῶν) οἰκια(κῶν)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: Τ–Σ|–Λ. A cross of dots on either side of the top and bottom letters of monogram. Border of dots.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Cross of dots between pellets at top and bottom. Border of dots.

  
ΚΝ.Τ̣
ΝΤ̣.
Π̣Θ̣.ΠΙ
Τ,ΟΙΚΙ
  

Κων[σ]ταντ(ίνῳ) (πρωτο)[σ]παθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) [ἐ]πὶ τ(ῶν) οἰκια(κῶν)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.773
Diameter 27.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκιακῶν.

Lord help your servant, Constantine protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon.