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Gregory imperial spatharokandidatos (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τ–Σ|–Λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Row of five pellets below; a row of pellets above. Border of dots.

  
ΓΡΗΓΟ
ΡΙΣΠ
ΘΡΚΝ
ΗΤ
    

Γρηγορίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρωκανδηδάτ(ῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τ–Σ|–Λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Row of five pellets below; a row of pellets above. Border of dots.

  
ΓΡΗΓΟ
ΡΙΣΠ
ΘΡΚΝ
ΗΤ
    

Γρηγορίῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρωκανδηδάτ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.936
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos 1978.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γρηγορίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρωκανδηδάτῳ.

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