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Moises ὁ τοῦ Μουσικοῦ spatharokandidatos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St John the Baptist holding a staff cross in his left hand; details indistinct. Traces of sigla at left: |ι̅|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ [Πρόδρομος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ke,θ,
τσ,
μσησπ
θ,κντ
.̣μση
κ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Μωσῇ σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) τ(ῷ) [τ]οῦ Μουσηκ(οῦ)

Obverse

Bust of St John the Baptist holding a staff cross in his left hand; details indistinct. Traces of sigla at left: |ι̅|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ [Πρόδρομος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ke,θ,
τσ,
μσησπ
θ,κντ
.̣μση
κ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Μωσῇ σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) τ(ῷ) [τ]οῦ Μουσηκ(οῦ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1041
Diameter 27.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μωσῇ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ τῷ τοῦ Μουσηκοῦ.

Lord, help your servant Moises spatharokandidatos, "man" (or son?) of Mousikon.