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Phokas imperial strator (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Remnants of a circular inscription along the circumference:

........σδουλο

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ] σῷ δουλο

Reverse

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

φοκ̣
σηλι̣
κστρ̣
τορι̣

Φοκᾷ βασηλικῷ στράτορι

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Remnants of a circular inscription along the circumference:

........σδουλο

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ] σῷ δουλο

Reverse

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

φοκ̣
σηλι̣
κστρ̣
τορι̣

Φοκᾷ βασηλικῷ στράτορι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2248
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δουλο Φοκᾷ βασηλικῷ στράτορι.

Lord, help your servant Phokas, imperial strator.