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Michael patrikios and imperial sakellarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference:

ΚΕΟΗΘ,ΤΣ̣Δ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


μιχα
ηλπατρι̣κ,
'σ̣....
λαρ..

Μιχαὴλ πατρικ(ίῳ) (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) σ[ακελ]λαρ[ίῳ]

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference:

ΚΕΟΗΘ,ΤΣ̣Δ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


μιχα
ηλπατρι̣κ,
'σ̣....
λαρ..

Μιχαὴλ πατρικ(ίῳ) (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) σ[ακελ]λαρ[ίῳ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4082
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference; very corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ πατρικίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ σακελλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Michael, patrikios and imperial sakellarios.