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Constantine patrikios, imperial protospatharios and stratiotikos logothetes (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons rise on both sides. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτ̣σδουλ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

κ.ν
π.ρικ
σπ̣θSσ
τρτ̣ιοτη
κλ.γοθε
τη

Κων(σταντίνῳ) πα[τ]ρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατιοτηκ(ῷ) λ[ο]γοθέτῃ

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons rise on both sides. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτ̣σδουλ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

κ.ν
π.ρικ
σπ̣θSσ
τρτ̣ιοτη
κλ.γοθε
τη

Κων(σταντίνῳ) πα[τ]ρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατιοτηκ(ῷ) λ[ο]γοθέτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1428
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιοτηκῷ λογοθέτῃ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and stratiotikos logothetes.