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N. anthypatos, patrikios, protospatharios and droungarios of the imperial navy (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross standing on a base of four steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κ.......δλ

Κ[(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines, ending with a fleuron. A cross below. Border of dots.

Θυ.π
σπθ̣Sδρ̣
γγριτ̣
πλοιμ
  

... [ἀν]θυ[π(άτῳ)], πα[τρ(ικίῳ)], β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δρ[ου]γγαρίῳ τοῦ β(ασιλικοῦ) πλοΐμ(ου)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross standing on a base of four steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κ.......δλ

Κ[(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines, ending with a fleuron. A cross below. Border of dots.

Θυ.π
σπθ̣Sδρ̣
γγριτ̣
πλοιμ
  

... [ἀν]θυ[π(άτῳ)], πα[τρ(ικίῳ)], β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δρ[ου]γγαρίῳ τοῦ β(ασιλικοῦ) πλοΐμ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1688
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ... ἀνθυπάτῳ, πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ δρουγγαρίῳ τοῦ βασιλικοῦ πλοΐμου.

Lord, help your servant ... anthypatos, patrikios, imperial spatharios and droungarios of the imperial navy.