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Sergios imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on base of steps; fleurons rise to the first transverse bar. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

..oηθιτσδουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

σεργ
ιασπ
αθαρη
επητ
νυκιακ̣

Σεργίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρήῳ (καὶ) ἐπὴ τῶν ὐκιακ(ῶν)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on base of steps; fleurons rise to the first transverse bar. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

..oηθιτσδουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

σεργ
ιασπ
αθαρη
επητ
νυκιακ̣

Σεργίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρήῳ (καὶ) ἐπὴ τῶν ὐκιακ(ῶν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1701
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Worn.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σεργίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρήῳ καὶ ἐπὴ τῶν ὐκιακῶν.

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