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John protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and strategos of Abara (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.390
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Cracked along lower portion of the channel.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.κεο
.θειτ
.λ
..ν,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ωάννῃ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


σπθ
επιτ
Γ̅κλστρ
τιγ
..

πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ στρατιγῷ Ἀβάρας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ στρατιγῷ Ἀβάρας.

Lord, help your servant John protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and strategos of Abara.

Commentary

If Abara is the correct reading, it is to be situated in or near the modern Mancilik, halfway between Sebasteia (Sivas) to the north and Gurun to the south.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.390
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Cracked along lower portion of the channel.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1947.2.390
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Cracked along lower portion of the channel.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.390
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Cracked along lower portion of the channel.

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