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Theodore spatharios and imperial notarios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.6
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 24 mm

Obverse

Bust of a bearded saint offering a blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left. Traces of epigraphy at left: |νι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κόλαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
.εορ,
.πθρι̣,
̅νοτ̣
ρη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Θ]εοδώρ(ῳ) [σ]παθαρί(ῳ) (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) νοταρήῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ νοταρήῳ.

Lord, help Theodore, spatharios and imperial notarios.