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Athanasios Seleukiotes, imperial protospatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

An ornamented cross potent mounted on a base of three steps. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοιθητοσοδουλο

Κύριε βοήθει το σο δούλο

Reverse

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

θ
νσι
σπθ
ρ,σελευ̣
κιοτ

Ἀθανασίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) Σελευκιότ(ῃ)

Obverse

An ornamented cross potent mounted on a base of three steps. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοιθητοσοδουλο

Κύριε βοήθει το σο δούλο

Reverse

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

θ
νσι
σπθ
ρ,σελευ̣
κιοτ

Ἀθανασίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) Σελευκιότ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1499
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει το σο δούλο Ἀθανασίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ Σελευκιότῃ.

Lord, help your servant Athanasios Seleukiotes, imperial protospatharios.