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George imperial spatharios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: .Σ| ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

ΓΕ.
ΓΙΒ / ΣΠ.
ΘΡΙ

Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: .Σ| ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border.

ΓΕ.
ΓΙΒ / ΣΠ.
ΘΡΙ

Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.846
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant George imperial spatharios.