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Theodosios imperial spatharios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II or V); in the quarters: .–Σ|Δ–Λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded by cross decoration. Wreath border.


ΘΕ
ΙΒΣ.
ΡΙ̣

Θεωδ[οσ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σ[παθ]αρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II or V); in the quarters: .–Σ|Δ–Λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded by cross decoration. Wreath border.


ΘΕ
ΙΒΣ.
ΡΙ̣

Θεωδ[οσ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σ[παθ]αρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2724
Diameter 27.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεωδοσίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Theodosios imperial spatharios.