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John spatharokandidatos epi tou Chrysotriklinou (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, without the book and portrayed differently than normal. Sigla: .|.|kλ|α|: ἅγιος Νικόλαως. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Odd and irregular lettering. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
τσ
ισπα κ
.πιτ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ πὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, without the book and portrayed differently than normal. Sigla: .|.|kλ|α|: ἅγιος Νικόλαως. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Odd and irregular lettering. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
τσ
ισπα κ
.πιτ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ πὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.416
Diameter 21.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου.

Lord, help your servant John spatharokandidatos epi tou Chrysotriklinou.