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George imperial spatharokoubikoularios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George; details indistinct. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line not legible. Border of dots.

....
γεργ,̣,
σπαθα.
κ,κ
λαρ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] Γεωργ(ίῳ) [β(ασιλικῷ)] σπαθα[ρ(ο)]κουβ(ι)κουλαρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St George; details indistinct. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line not legible. Border of dots.

....
γεργ,̣,
σπαθα.
κ,κ
λαρ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] Γεωργ(ίῳ) [β(ασιλικῷ)] σπαθα[ρ(ο)]κουβ(ι)κουλαρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1767
Diameter 16.0 mm
Condition Corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκουβικουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help George, imperial spatharokoubikoularios.