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Stephanos Chryso..., magistros (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla: .|δ|ιμ|η|τ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Διμήτ(ριος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ
στεαν
μαγιστρ
τχρυσο
.α..̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Στεφάνῳ μαγίστρῳ τῷ Χρυσο...

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla: .|δ|ιμ|η|τ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Διμήτ(ριος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ
στεαν
μαγιστρ
τχρυσο
.α..̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Στεφάνῳ μαγίστρῳ τῷ Χρυσο...

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1025
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Στεφάνῳ μαγίστρῳ τῷ Χρυσο...

Lord, help Stephanos Chryso ... magistros.

Commentary

The last line of the reverse is too poorly preserved for us to recognise the owner's family name. Chrysolamios is a possibility, but this requires confirmation from a legible parallel.