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Basil imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton deeseon (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

βσιλ
ειβσπθ
ροκνιτ
επιτν
εησεν

Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν δεήσεων

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

βσιλ
ειβσπθ
ροκνιτ
επιτν
εησεν

Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν δεήσεων

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.703
Diameter 37.0 mm; field: 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, pt. 1, no. 1786a.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν δεήσεων.

Mother of God, help your servant Basil imperial spatharokandidatos and master of petitions.