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Theodotos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ..σ|δ̣̣λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

θεοδ.
τπτρ̣
σπSστ̣
τ̣η̣γ̣

Θεοδ[ό]τῳ πατρ(ικίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ(αθαρίῳ) (καὶ) στ[ρα]τηγ(ῷ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ..σ|δ̣̣λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

θεοδ.
τπτρ̣
σπSστ̣
τ̣η̣γ̣

Θεοδ[ό]τῳ πατρ(ικίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ(αθαρίῳ) (καὶ) στ[ρα]τηγ(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1291
Diameter 28.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδότῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodotos, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos.