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Peter spatharokandidatos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Peter. Sigla visible at right: ΠΕΤΡ : [ὁ ἅγιος] Πέτρ(ος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of at least three lines. Border of dots.

Κ̣Ε̣̣
ΠΕΤΡ̣
ΣΠΑΘΡ̣
ΚΑΝ̣.

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) Πέτρῳ σπαθ(α)ρ(ο)καν[δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)]

Obverse

Bust of St. Peter. Sigla visible at right: ΠΕΤΡ : [ὁ ἅγιος] Πέτρ(ος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of at least three lines. Border of dots.

Κ̣Ε̣̣
ΠΕΤΡ̣
ΣΠΑΘΡ̣
ΚΑΝ̣.

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) Πέτρῳ σπαθ(α)ρ(ο)καν[δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3144
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Very worn and corroded.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Πέτρῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help Peter, spatharokandidatos.