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Romanos imperial protospatharios and epi ton oxeon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with fleurons rising on either side. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κεοηθητ̣̣.....λ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ [σῷ δούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.ο
...α
..αθαρ
.επιτ
ο̣νοε

[῾Ρ]ο[μαν]ῷ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]αθαρ[ί]ῳ (καὶ) ἐπὶ τὸν ὀξέ(ων)

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with fleurons rising on either side. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κεοηθητ̣̣.....λ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ [σῷ δούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.ο
...α
..αθαρ
.επιτ
ο̣νοε

[῾Ρ]ο[μαν]ῷ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)[σπ]αθαρ[ί]ῳ (καὶ) ἐπὶ τὸν ὀξέ(ων)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3985
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Only half is extant.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ῾Ρομανῷ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τὸν ὀξέων.

Lord, help your servant Romanos, imperial protospatharios and epi ton oxeon.