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John imperial protospatharios and logothetes tou dromou (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κεοηθ,τσδουλο

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλο

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ιαν
νηασπα
θαρ,λογο
.ε..τ̣δ̣
ρο̣μ

Ἰωάννῃ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) λογο[θ]έ[τῃ] τοῦ δρόμου

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κεοηθ,τσδουλο

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλο

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ιαν
νηασπα
θαρ,λογο
.ε..τ̣δ̣
ρο̣μ

Ἰωάννῃ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) λογο[θ]έ[τῃ] τοῦ δρόμου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4077
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus II, no. 425.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλο Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ δρόμου.

Lord, help your servant John, imperial protospatharios and logothetes of the dromos.