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Basil imperial protospatharios and grand chartoularios of the genikon logothesion (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of two steps. Fleurons on either side. Along the circumference, traces of a circular inscription:

̣ο̣η̣θειτ

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοήθει τ[ῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

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

σι̣
ˋˊσπ.
μεγ,χ.
.λ,τγε.
λογο.

Βασι[λ(είῳ)] β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ)] μεγ(άλῳ) χα[ρτ]ουλ(αρίῳ) τ(οῦ) γε[ν(ικοῦ)] λογο[θ(εσίου)]

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of two steps. Fleurons on either side. Along the circumference, traces of a circular inscription:

̣ο̣η̣θειτ

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοήθει τ[ῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

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

σι̣
ˋˊσπ.
μεγ,χ.
.λ,τγε.
λογο.

Βασι[λ(είῳ)] β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ)] μεγ(άλῳ) χα[ρτ]ουλ(αρίῳ) τ(οῦ) γε[ν(ικοῦ)] λογο[θ(εσίου)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1552
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ μεγάλῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ τοῦ γενικοῦ λογοθεσίου.

Lord, help your servant Basil, imperial protospatharios and grand chartoularios of the genikon logothesion.