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Theophilos imperial spatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τσ|.λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A row of pellets above. Border of dots.


θεοφ
ιλασι̣
λικσ̣
θαρ̣

Θεοφίλῳ βασιλικῷ σ[πα]θαρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τσ|.λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A row of pellets above. Border of dots.


θεοφ
ιλασι̣
λικσ̣
θαρ̣

Θεοφίλῳ βασιλικῷ σ[πα]θαρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2173
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφίλῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help Theophilos, imperial spatharios.