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Stavrakios imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross potent mounted on a base of four steps. A circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

Κ̣..Ο̣ΗΘΕ̣..Σ..

Κ[(ύρι)ε β]οήθε[ι τ]ῷ σ[ῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, presumably beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σταυ
.ακρπρ
.τσπαθ̣
ε̣πιτουι
δικου

Σταυ[ρ]ακ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) πρ[ω]τ(ο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ

Obverse

Cross potent mounted on a base of four steps. A circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

Κ̣..Ο̣ΗΘΕ̣..Σ..

Κ[(ύρι)ε β]οήθε[ι τ]ῷ σ[ῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, presumably beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σταυ
.ακρπρ
.τσπαθ̣
ε̣πιτουι
δικου

Σταυ[ρ]ακ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) πρ[ω]τ(ο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4095
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Struck off-center; cracked along channel on obverse.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 606.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σταυρακίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ.

Lord, help your servant Stavrakios, imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou.