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Pankratios imperial spatharios (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Κε̣ο̣η̣θ̣ειτσουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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


πγκ
ρτι̣̣
σιλικσ̣π̣
θρι

Παγκρατίῳ βασιλικ(ῷ) σπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

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

Κε̣ο̣η̣θ̣ειτσουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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


πγκ
ρτι̣̣
σιλικσ̣π̣
θρι

Παγκρατίῳ βασιλικ(ῷ) σπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1837
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Παγκρατίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Pankratios, imperial spatharios.