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George imperial protospatharios and sakellarios (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on five steps and a ball, encircled by a linear border. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference:

κεοηθειτ̣σ....λ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σ[ῷ δού]λῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

γ̣εργ,
̣'α̣'σπαθα
Ρ̣,̣σακε
λλαρι

Γεωργ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) σακελλαρίῳ

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on five steps and a ball, encircled by a linear border. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference:

κεοηθειτ̣σ....λ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σ[ῷ δού]λῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

γ̣εργ,
̣'α̣'σπαθα
Ρ̣,̣σακε
λλαρι

Γεωργ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) σακελλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5379
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus II, no. 767.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ σακελλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant George, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios.