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George imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

γεργ,
ˊσπαθαρ,
κανΗˊ
επιτνυ
κηακ/

Γεωργ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρ(ο)κανδηδ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶν ὐκηακ(ῶν)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

γεργ,
ˊσπαθαρ,
κανΗˊ
επιτνυ
κηακ/

Γεωργ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρ(ο)κανδηδ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶν ὐκηακ(ῶν)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.99
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδηδάτῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν ὐκηακῶν.

Mother of God, help your servant George, imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton oikeiakon.

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