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John Drakontiotes, protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and strategos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines followed by an ornament. Border of dots.

Θκ̅ε..
τσ,
Ι̅Ασπα
θ,επιτ
Γ̅κλ,


Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by an ornament. Border of dots.

στρα
τιγοτον
ρακον
τιοτη


καὶ στρατιγο τὸν Δρακοντιότῃ

Obverse

Inscription of five lines followed by an ornament. Border of dots.

Θκ̅ε..
τσ,
Ι̅Ασπα
θ,επιτ
Γ̅κλ,


Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by an ornament. Border of dots.

στρα
τιγοτον
ρακον
τιοτη


καὶ στρατιγο τὸν Δρακοντιότῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3402
Diameter 31.0 mm; field: 25.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ στρατιγο τὸν Δρακοντιότῃ.

Theotokos, help your servant John Drakontiotes epi tou Chrysotriklinou and strategos.