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Bardas spatharios and komes of the imperial stables (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: τσ|λ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

Β̣ρ
σπθṢ
κομμιτ
νΒ̣στυ
λλ

Βάρδᾳ σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) κόμμι(τι) τῶν β(ασιλικῶν) σταύλλω(ν)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: τσ|λ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

Β̣ρ
σπθṢ
κομμιτ
νΒ̣στυ
λλ

Βάρδᾳ σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) κόμμι(τι) τῶν β(ασιλικῶν) σταύλλω(ν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1201
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Condition Punctured in two places.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βάρδᾳ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ κόμμιτι τῶν βασιλικῶν σταύλλων.

Lord, help your servant Bardas, spatharios and komes of the imperial stables.