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Constantine spatharokandidatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Sigla on either side: |ΓΕ̣–Ο|ΡΓ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεόργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅Θ̅
ΤΣ,
Κ̅ΝΣΠ
Θ,Κ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) σπαθ(αρο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Sigla on either side: |ΓΕ̣–Ο|ΡΓ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεόργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅Θ̅
ΤΣ,
Κ̅ΝΣΠ
Θ,Κ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) σπαθ(αρο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2301
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, spatharokandidatos.