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Sergios imperial protospatharios and asekretis (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A floral pattern from which eight crosses emerge. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross:

κε......σουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε [βοήθ(ει) τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

σερ
̣̣
σπθˊS̣
σ̣η̣κρι
τ̣η̣σ̣

Σερ[γ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἀσηκρίτης

Obverse

A floral pattern from which eight crosses emerge. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross:

κε......σουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε [βοήθ(ει) τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

σερ
̣̣
σπθˊS̣
σ̣η̣κρι
τ̣η̣σ̣

Σερ[γ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἀσηκρίτης

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2277
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σεργίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἀσηκρίτης.

Lord, help your servant Sergios, imperial protospatharios and asekretis.