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Peter spatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Basil holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla preserved at right: λ|ηο|σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βασί]ληος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.


κε̅,θ,
πετρον
σπθ
ρηον


Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Πέτρον σπαθάρηον

Obverse

Bust of St Basil holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla preserved at right: λ|ηο|σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βασί]ληος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.


κε̅,θ,
πετρον
σπθ
ρηον


Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Πέτρον σπαθάρηον

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2978
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Πέτρον σπαθάρηον.

Lord, help Peter, spatharios.