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Thomas protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, hypatos and imperial tailor (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Thomas offering a blessing and holding what appears to be a rotulus. Sigla: |θ|μ|α|σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Θωμᾶς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

κε̅οη
θειθμα
ασπαθεπι
τγκλυ
πατ,,ρ
απτη

Κύριε βοήθει Θωμᾷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτριγκλίνου, ὑπάτ καὶ βασιλικῷ ῥάπτῃ

Obverse

Bust of St. Thomas offering a blessing and holding what appears to be a rotulus. Sigla: |θ|μ|α|σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Θωμᾶς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

κε̅οη
θειθμα
ασπαθεπι
τγκλυ
πατ,,ρ
απτη

Κύριε βοήθει Θωμᾷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτριγκλίνου, ὑπάτ καὶ βασιλικῷ ῥάπτῃ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.485
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Θωμᾷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτριγκλίνου, ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ῥάπτῃ.

Lord, help Thomas prototspatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, hypatos, and imperial tailor.