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George imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοηθτοσλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A row of pellets below. Border of dots.

γ̣ε..
ι̣̣σπ
θ̣̣ρ̣ιSεπι
τ̣νοικ


Γεω[ργ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκ(ειακῶν)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοηθτοσλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A row of pellets below. Border of dots.

γ̣ε..
ι̣̣σπ
θ̣̣ρ̣ιSεπι
τ̣νοικ


Γεω[ργ]ίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκ(ειακῶν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3867
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Condition Partially corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκειακῶν.

Lord, help your servant George, imperial protospatharios and epi ton oikeiakon.