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Basil spatharokoubikoularios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3274
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γ|ε||ργ|ι|οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅θ,
σιλιο
σ̣π̣θρ
κκλ
ρι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βασιλίο σπαθαρ(ο)κουβουκ(ου)λ(α)ρίῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βασιλίο σπαθαροκουβουκουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help Basil, spatharokoubikoularios.

Commentary

Note the mistaken rendering of spatharokoubikoularios in the inscription.