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Christophoros imperial protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou, and domestikos of the basilikoi anthropoi (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2630
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Partly effaced; crack along channel.

Obverse

Within a border of dots, a cruciform monogram (variant of type XII) decorated with tendrils. In the quarters: χριστο|φορ.

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊˊσπ
Θˊεπιτχ
ρυστρικˊ
δομ,τ,
ν̅ν

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσωτρικλίνου καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν βασιλικῶν ἀνθρώπων.

Lord, help Christophoros imperial protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou and domestic of the "imperial men."

Commentary

The reading of this specimen has been restored on the basis of the better preserved parallels from the same boulloterion, listed below.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2630
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Partly effaced; crack along channel.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2630
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Partly effaced; crack along channel.

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