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Niketas imperial spatharokandidatos (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.934
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel. Corroded and flattened.

Obverse

Indistinct bust of a saint. Illegible traces of sigla. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

Ν̣ΙΚΗΤ
.Α̣ΣΙΛΗΚ
.ΠΑΘ̣,ΚΑ
..Δ.Τ̣

Νικήτ[ᾳ β]ασιλικ(ῷ) [σ]παθ(αρο)κα[νδι]δ[ά]τ(ῳ)

Translation

Νικήτᾳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

... Niketas, imperial spatharokandidatos.