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Niketas spatharokandidatos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael holding scepter in right hand. Other details obscure. Sigla on either side: M|IX|A|H : Μιχαὴ(λ). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗ,ΤΣ,Δ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θ(ει)] τῷ σ(ῷ) δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


νικη
τασπα
θ,κανδ
δατ,

Νικήτᾳ σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δάτ(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael holding scepter in right hand. Other details obscure. Sigla on either side: M|IX|A|H : Μιχαὴ(λ). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗ,ΤΣ,Δ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θ(ει)] τῷ σ(ῷ) δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


νικη
τασπα
θ,κανδ
δατ,

Νικήτᾳ σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δάτ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2817
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Blank larger than die.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, spatharokandidatos.