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Michael primikerios, imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A peacock. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθε̣ι̣τσουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

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

μιχ
ηλπριμι
κιρη̣ο̣
σπ.Sεπ
τ.οικ
ε̣ι̣..

Μιχαὴλ πριμικιρήο β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶ[ν] οἰκει[ακ(ῶν)]

Obverse

A peacock. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθε̣ι̣τσουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

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

μιχ
ηλπριμι
κιρη̣ο̣
σπ.Sεπ
τ.οικ
ε̣ι̣..

Μιχαὴλ πριμικιρήο β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶ[ν] οἰκει[ακ(ῶν)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1297
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Condition Chipped below.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ πριμικιρήο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκειακῶν.

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