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Kale protospatharissa (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A cross with elaborate tendrils in each of the angles that connect into a border in the shape of a rosette. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΤΙΣΙ
ΔΚΑΛΗ
ΑΣΠΑΘ
ΑΡΙ

Κύριε βοήθει τὶ σὶ δούλῃ Καλῇ πρωτοσπαθαρίσσᾳ

Obverse

A cross with elaborate tendrils in each of the angles that connect into a border in the shape of a rosette. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΤΙΣΙ
ΔΚΑΛΗ
ΑΣΠΑΘ
ΑΡΙ

Κύριε βοήθει τὶ σὶ δούλῃ Καλῇ πρωτοσπαθαρίσσᾳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4532
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τὶ σὶ δούλῃ Καλῇ πρωτοσπαθαρίσσᾳ.

Lord, help your servant Kale protospatharissa.