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Agelastos imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

An unusually decorated cross mounted on a base of steps placed in turn on a ball. Within a border of dots, a partially preserved circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κε̣.......ουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

...
λστ
ˊσπθ̣Sε
πιτονοι
κι̣κον

[Ἀγε]λάστῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τον οἰκιακον

Obverse

An unusually decorated cross mounted on a base of steps placed in turn on a ball. Within a border of dots, a partially preserved circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κε̣.......ουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

...
λστ
ˊσπθ̣Sε
πιτονοι
κι̣κον

[Ἀγε]λάστῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τον οἰκιακον

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1027
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀγελάστῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τον οἰκιακον.

Lord, help your servant Agelastos, imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon.