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Leo imperial spatharokoubikoularios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ–Κ̣|Ο̣|Λ̣Α̣: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλα(ος). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΙΤΩΣΩΔ̣.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δού[λ(ῳ)]

Reverse

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

  
ΛΕ
ΟΝΤΙ
ΣΠΑΘΚ
ΙΚΛ
.

Λέοντι β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κουβικουλ(αρίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ–Κ̣|Ο̣|Λ̣Α̣: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλα(ος). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΙΤΩΣΩΔ̣.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δού[λ(ῳ)]

Reverse

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

  
ΛΕ
ΟΝΤΙ
ΣΠΑΘΚ
ΙΚΛ
.

Λέοντι β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κουβικουλ(αρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2848
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκουβικουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Leo imperial spatharokoubikoularios.