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Michael imperial protospatharios (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1834
Diameter 24 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding the sceptre and globus. Inscription: μ|ιχ|. : Μιχ[α(ήλ)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ḳẹ̣ọ
Η̣θιμιχα̣
ηλ̣α̣σπα̣
θαρι

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι Μιχαὴλ β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι Μιχαὴλ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Lord, help Michael, imperial protospatharios.