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Basil imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

An elaborate cross adorned with fleurons and mounted on steps. No inscription or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

...
ηλι,
παθˊε
χρυσ
κλ,

Κύριε βοήθει Βασηλίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Obverse

An elaborate cross adorned with fleurons and mounted on steps. No inscription or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

...
ηλι,
παθˊε
χρυσ
κλ,

Κύριε βοήθει Βασηλίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2667
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βασηλίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου.

Lord, help Basil imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.

Commentary

The reading of the name Basil is tentative but it seems the best restoration. Chryselios is also possible.