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Constantine imperial spatharios and notarios of the imperial eidikos logos (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .σ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

κ
.τΝτιν
σπSνοΤ̣.ι
..λογ

Κω[νσ]ταντίνῳ [β(ασιλικῷ)] σπα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) νο(ταρίῳ) τ(οῦ) ἰ[δ(ικοῦ) [β(ασιλικοῦ)] λόγου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .σ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

κ
.τΝτιν
σπSνοΤ̣.ι
..λογ

Κω[νσ]ταντίνῳ [β(ασιλικῷ)] σπα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) νο(ταρίῳ) τ(οῦ) ἰ[δ(ικοῦ) [β(ασιλικοῦ)] λόγου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2756
Diameter 29.0 mm
Condition Chipped
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus 2: no. 625.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ νοταρίῳ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ βασιλικοῦ λόγου.

Theotokos, help your servant Constantine imperial spatharios and notarios of the imperial eidikos logos.