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Andronas imperial spatharokandidatos (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Σ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ [δού]λῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

ν
νσπ̣
ρκ
̣
̣

Ἀνδ[ρο]νᾷ β(ασιλικῷ) σπ[αθα]ρωκα[νδι]δά[τῳ]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Σ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ [δού]λῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

ν
νσπ̣
ρκ
̣
̣

Ἀνδ[ρο]νᾷ β(ασιλικῷ) σπ[αθα]ρωκα[νδι]δά[τῳ]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.679
Diameter 33.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.
Previous Editions

Zacos, no. 1717.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀνδρονᾷ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρωκανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Andronas, imperial spatharokandidatos.