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Peter imperial spatharios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). In the quarters: τσ|λ̣. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines ending with a cross. Wreath border.

ε̣τρ
σιλικ
σπθ
ρι

[Π]έτρῳ [β]ασιλικ[ῷ] σπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). In the quarters: τσ|λ̣. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines ending with a cross. Wreath border.

ε̣τρ
σιλικ
σπθ
ρι

[Π]έτρῳ [β]ασιλικ[ῷ] σπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1869
Diameter 30.0 mm
Condition Struck off center.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πέτρῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Peter, imperial spatharios.