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Constantine spatharokandidatos and imperial notarios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of John the Baptist offering a blessing and holding a staff cross in his left hand. Epigraphy: .|.̅|.||. : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰ]ω(άννης) [ὁ] Πρ(ό)δ[ρ(ομος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

kṇ
σταντ 
̣
σπαθ
̣κ̣α̣ν̣
⸣νο
ταρ
,

Κωνσταντ(ίνος) σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτος) (καὶ) β(ασιλικὸς) νοτάρ(ιος)

Obverse

Bust of John the Baptist offering a blessing and holding a staff cross in his left hand. Epigraphy: .|.̅|.||. : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰ]ω(άννης) [ὁ] Πρ(ό)δ[ρ(ομος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

kṇ
σταντ 
̣
σπαθ
̣κ̣α̣ν̣
⸣νο
ταρ
,

Κωνσταντ(ίνος) σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτος) (καὶ) β(ασιλικὸς) νοτάρ(ιος)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.73
Diameter 25.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κωνσταντίνος σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος καὶ βασιλικὸς νοτάριος.

Constantine spatharokandidatos and imperial notarios.