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Diogenes imperial hebdomarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (x on the lower crossing) standing on a base of two steps, with fleurons rising on either side. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κυριεοηθιτ....

Κύριε βοήθι τ[ῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Indeterminate border.


.διογ
..ιασι
..κοευ
.ομαρ

Διογ[έν]ι βασι[λι]κο ἑυ[δ]ομαρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (x on the lower crossing) standing on a base of two steps, with fleurons rising on either side. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κυριεοηθιτ....

Κύριε βοήθι τ[ῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Indeterminate border.


.διογ
..ιασι
..κοευ
.ομαρ

Διογ[έν]ι βασι[λι]κο ἑυ[δ]ομαρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4052
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Worn on both sides.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Διογένι βασιλικὸ ἑυδομαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Diogenes, imperial hebdomarios.