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Anastasios imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κε..ηθειτσδου̣λ̣̣

Κ(ύρι)ε [βο]ήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

νσ
.σι
.πθεπ
.̣νοικι
.κν

Ἀνασ[τ]ασίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σ]παθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπ(ὶ) [τ]ῶν οἰκι[α]κῶν

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κε..ηθειτσδου̣λ̣̣

Κ(ύρι)ε [βο]ήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

νσ
.σι
.πθεπ
.̣νοικι
.κν

Ἀνασ[τ]ασίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σ]παθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπ(ὶ) [τ]ῶν οἰκι[α]κῶν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2203
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Cracked horizontally.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκιακῶν.

Lord, help your servant Anastasios, imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon.