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Constantine spatharokandidatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands before her. On either side, sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε̅,Θ,
ΚΝΣΤΑ
Τ,ΣΠΘ
Ρ,Κ,,
  

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Κωνστα(ν)τ(ίνῳ) σπαθαρ(ο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands before her. On either side, sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε̅,Θ,
ΚΝΣΤΑ
Τ,ΣΠΘ
Ρ,Κ,,
  

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Κωνστα(ν)τ(ίνῳ) σπαθαρ(ο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.927
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help Constantine, spatharokandidatos.

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