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Stratonikos imperial spatharios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ|Λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΣΤΡ
ΤΟΙΚ
Σ̣ΠΘΡΙ


Στρατονίκῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρίῳ. ἀμήν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: ΤΣ|Λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΣΤΡ
ΤΟΙΚ
Σ̣ΠΘΡΙ


Στρατονίκῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρίῳ. ἀμήν

Accession number BZS.1947.2.890
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στρατονίκῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ. ἀμήν

Mother of God, help your servant Stratonikos, imperial spatharios. Amen

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