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Theophylaktos imperial strator and dioiketes (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps; fleurons on both sides. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτσλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Rows of pellets above and below. Border of dots.


θε
φυλκτ
,στρτ
ριυη
κητη


Θεωφυλάκτῳ β(ασιλικῷ) στράτωρι (καὶ) δυηκητῇ

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps; fleurons on both sides. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτσλ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Rows of pellets above and below. Border of dots.


θε
φυλκτ
,στρτ
ριυη
κητη


Θεωφυλάκτῳ β(ασιλικῷ) στράτωρι (καὶ) δυηκητῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.781
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεωφυλάκτῳ βασιλικῷ στράτωρι καὶ δυηκητῇ.

Lord, help your servant Theophylaktos imperial strator and dioiketes.