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Stylianos imperial strator and dioiketes (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross potent mounted on a base of steps. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

Κ...ΗΘ.ΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κ[(ύρι)ε βο]ήθ[ει] τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


θκ̅εοη
θστυλια̣ν
στρατ..
διοκι


Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) Στυλιαν(ῷ) β(ασιλικῷ) στρατ[ορ(ι)] (καὶ) διο<ι>κι(τῇ)

Obverse

Cross potent mounted on a base of steps. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

Κ...ΗΘ.ΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κ[(ύρι)ε βο]ήθ[ει] τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


θκ̅εοη
θστυλια̣ν
στρατ..
διοκι


Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) Στυλιαν(ῷ) β(ασιλικῷ) στρατ[ορ(ι)] (καὶ) διο<ι>κι(τῇ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4186
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel with breakage along the left side of the obverse (probably not purposely pierced).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Θεοτόκε βοήθει Στυλιανῷ βασιλικῷ στρατορι καὶ διοικιτῇ.

Lord, help your servant. Mother of God, help Stylianos, imperial strator and dioiketes.