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Basil imperial spatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram; in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Border of large dots within two borders of small dots.

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram; in the quarters: ασιλη|κοσπαθ. Wreath border. Border of large dots within two borders of small dots.

Βασιλείῳ βασιληκό σπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram; in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Border of large dots within two borders of small dots.

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram; in the quarters: ασιλη|κοσπαθ. Wreath border. Border of large dots within two borders of small dots.

Βασιλείῳ βασιληκό σπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4081
Diameter 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλείῳ βασιληκό σπαθαρίῳ.

Lord/Theotokos, help Basil imperial spatharios.