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Kosmas anthypatos, patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and sakellarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, presumably beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΘΕΟΤ
.Κ̣ΕΟΗ
..ΤΣ
.Λ

Θεοτ[ό]κε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΟΣΜ
ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤ
ΤΡΙΚΙ.
ΣΠΑΘ̣
ΚΕΛΛ

Κοσμ[ᾷ] ἀνθυπάτ(ῳ) [πα]τρικίῳ [β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)]σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) [σα]κελλ[αρ(ίῳ)]

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, presumably beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΘΕΟΤ
.Κ̣ΕΟΗ
..ΤΣ
.Λ

Θεοτ[ό]κε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΟΣΜ
ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤ
ΤΡΙΚΙ.
ΣΠΑΘ̣
ΚΕΛΛ

Κοσμ[ᾷ] ἀνθυπάτ(ῳ) [πα]τρικίῳ [β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)]σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) [σα]κελλ[αρ(ίῳ)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3876
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus 2: no. 764

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾷ ἀνθυπάτῳ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Kosmas, anthypatos, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios.