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Theognostos imperial ostiarios and gerokomos (tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1485

Details

Diameter:
20 mm

Obverse

Theognostos imperial ostiarios and gerokomos (tenth century)

Bust of St. Andrew, very obscure. Circular inscription within indeterminate border.

αγιεανδρεα,τσ,

Ἅγιε Ἀνδρέα βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Theognostos imperial ostiarios and gerokomos (tenth century)

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

θεογ
νστ
στια
ριγηρ
οκομ

Θεογνώστῳ βασιλικῷ ὠστιαρίῳ καὶ γηροκόμῳ

Translation

Ἅγιε Ἀνδρέα βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεογνώστῳ βασιλικῷ ὠστιαρίῳ καὶ γηροκόμῳ.

St. Andrew, help your servant Theognostos, imperial ostiarios and gerokomos.

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