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N. imperial spatharios and epi tou manglaviou (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). In the quarters: .σ.|..λ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σ[ῷ δού]λῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; top line missing. Decoration below. Indeterminate border.

β/
σπ̣
πιτουμ
γλβι


...ῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπα[θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐ]πὶ τοῦ μα[γ]γλαβίου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). In the quarters: .σ.|..λ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σ[ῷ δού]λῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; top line missing. Decoration below. Indeterminate border.

β/
σπ̣
πιτουμ
γλβι


...ῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπα[θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) ἐ]πὶ τοῦ μα[γ]γλαβίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5238
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Chipped.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ...ῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγγλαβίου.

Mother of God, help ... imperial spatharios and epi tou manglaviou.