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Petronas imperial spatharios and logothetes ton agelon (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1720
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 26 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: Τσ|δλ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

π̣ετρο
σπθ
γοθετητ̣ 
̣Γ̣ελ

Πετρω[ν]ᾷ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθα(ρίῳ) (καὶ) [λο]γοθέτῃ τ(ῶν) ἀγελῶ(ν)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πετρωνᾷ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τῶν ἀγελῶν.

Mother of God, help your servant Petronas imperial spatharios and logothetes of the herds.

Commentary

On the duties of the logothetes ton agelon (logothetes of the herds), an official who supervised the care and assembly of horses and beasts of burden for the army, see Oikonomides, Listes, 338.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1720
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 26 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1720
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 26 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1720
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 26 mm

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