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Nicholas spatharokandidatos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.910
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 24 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |ν|ικ|ο|λα|ο/: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ke̅,θ,
νικολα
σπαθ
κ,,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολάῳ σπαθ(αρο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικολάῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help Nicholas, spatharokandidatos.