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John patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and logothetes of the stratiotikon (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΙΗ
ΠΤΡΙΚΒ
ΣΠΛΟΓΤ
ΣΤΡΤ

Ἰωάννῃ πατρικ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ(αθαρίῳ) (καὶ) λογ(οθέτῃ) τοῦ στρατ(ιωτικοῦ)

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΙΗ
ΠΤΡΙΚΒ
ΣΠΛΟΓΤ
ΣΤΡΤ

Ἰωάννῃ πατρικ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ(αθαρίῳ) (καὶ) λογ(οθέτῃ) τοῦ στρατ(ιωτικοῦ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2481
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos–Veglery, no. 2043a–b; Laurent, Corpus 2: no. 536c.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ στρατιωτικοῦ.

Theotokos, help your servant John patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and logothetes of the stratiotikon.