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Strategios protospatharios and epi tou koitonos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε
οηθει
στρτηγι
σπθρ,
Sεπιτ,κοι
τνοσ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Στρατηγίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) κοιτῶνος

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε
οηθει
στρτηγι
σπθρ,
Sεπιτ,κοι
τνοσ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Στρατηγίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ(οῦ) κοιτῶνος

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2064
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Στρατηγίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ κοιτῶνος.

Mother of God, help Strategios, protospatharios and epi tou koitonos.