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John protospatharios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Indistinct bust of a holy figure. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ̣ε̣̣,θ̣,
τσ,
ι̅ασπα
θαρι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

Indistinct bust of a holy figure. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ̣ε̣̣,θ̣,
τσ,
ι̅ασπα
θαρι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1264
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant John, protospatharios.