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George imperial spatharios (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΣ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δ[ούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded and followed by pellet decoration. Border of dots.


ΓΕΡ
...ΣΠ
.ΘΡΙΟ


Γεωρ[γίῳ] β(ασιλικῷ) σπ[α]θαρίο

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΣ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δ[ούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded and followed by pellet decoration. Border of dots.


ΓΕΡ
...ΣΠ
.ΘΡΙΟ


Γεωρ[γίῳ] β(ασιλικῷ) σπ[α]θαρίο

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2823
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίο.

Lord, help your servant George imperial spatharios.