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Michael spatharokandidatos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1431
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Partially flattened on the reverse.

Obverse

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

θκ̅ε.
.ηθητ.
σ̣δο
υ̣λ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [βο]ήθη τ[ῷ] σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

μ̣ιχ
η̣λσπ
θρ,κν̣
ι̣..

Μιχαὴλ σπαθαρ(ο)κανδιδ[άτ(ῳ)]

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Michael, spatharokandidatos.