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Pothos Akapnes, imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

An ornamented cross framed within a cross. Fleurons on either side. A ring of pellets within a double border of dots. Circular invocation.

κεοηθειτσουλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

πθ
ˊˊσπθˊ
επιτ,χρ
υσοτ,ο
κπν,

Πώθ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου ὁ Ἀκάπνης

Obverse

An ornamented cross framed within a cross. Fleurons on either side. A ring of pellets within a double border of dots. Circular invocation.

κεοηθειτσουλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

πθ
ˊˊσπθˊ
επιτ,χρ
υσοτ,ο
κπν,

Πώθ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου ὁ Ἀκάπνης

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2554
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πώθῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου ὁ Ἀκάπνης.

Lord, help your servant Pothos Akapnes, protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.