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Staurakios imperial primikerios and kourator of the domain (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

κεοηθητσδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

σταυρακ
βπρημικη
ρκουρατο
ρτουκτη
μ..οσ

Σταυρακ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) πρημικηρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) κουράτορ(ι) τοῦ κτήμ[ατ]ος

Obverse

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

κεοηθητσδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

σταυρακ
βπρημικη
ρκουρατο
ρτουκτη
μ..οσ

Σταυρακ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) πρημικηρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) κουράτορ(ι) τοῦ κτήμ[ατ]ος

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5626
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Condition Chip at bottom of channel on reverse.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σταυρακίῳ βασιλικῷ πρημικηρίῳ καὶ κουράτορι τοῦ κτήματος.

Lord, help your servant Staurakios, imperial primikerios and kourator of the domain.