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Zacharias protospatharios, hypatos and kourator of the oxeon (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a saint, likely St Nicholas. Illegible traces of sigla on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

....
αχ̣αρια
ασπαθαρ,
υπατ.κρ,
τρι̣τν
ο̣εν

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] Ζαχαρίᾳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ), ὑπάτ(ῳ) [(καὶ)] κουρ(ά)τωρι τῶν ὀξέων

Obverse

Bust of a saint, likely St Nicholas. Illegible traces of sigla on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

....
αχ̣αρια
ασπαθαρ,
υπατ.κρ,
τρι̣τν
ο̣εν

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] Ζαχαρίᾳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ), ὑπάτ(ῳ) [(καὶ)] κουρ(ά)τωρι τῶν ὀξέων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2300
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the top with loss of lettering.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ζαχαρίᾳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, ὑπάτῳ καὶ κουράτωρι τῶν ὀξέων.

Lord, help Zacharias protospatharios, hypatos and kourator of the oxeon.