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Theodosios imperial strator (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθ̣....σδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ[ει τῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

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

...
δοσ.
ασιληκ
στρατ
ρι

[Θεο]δοσ[ί]ῳ βασιληκῷ στράτωρι

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθ̣....σδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ[ει τῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

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

...
δοσ.
ασιληκ
στρατ
ρι

[Θεο]δοσ[ί]ῳ βασιληκῷ στράτωρι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1219
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Chipped at top and along the channel.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδοσίῳ βασιληκῷ στράτωρι.

Lord, help your servant Theodosios, imperial strator.