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George imperial spatharios (seventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

An eagle with its wings outspread. Faint traces of a cruciform invocative monogram between the wings (the type cannot be determined). Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning and ending with a cross. Thin wreath border.

γ̣ε̣
οργιω
βσιλικ
ωσπθ
ριω

Γεοργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

An eagle with its wings outspread. Faint traces of a cruciform invocative monogram between the wings (the type cannot be determined). Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning and ending with a cross. Thin wreath border.

γ̣ε̣
οργιω
βσιλικ
ωσπθ
ριω

Γεοργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.708
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the top.

Translation

... Γεοργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

(Lord or Mother of God, help) George, imperial spatharios.