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Matthias imperial kandidatos and droungarios (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|δ̣λ . Thin wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

m
tθιβκ̣
ν.
ργ

Ματθίᾳ β(ασιλικῷ) κανδ(ιδάτῳ) (καὶ) [δ]ρουγ(γαρίῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|δ̣λ . Thin wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

m
tθιβκ̣
ν.
ργ

Ματθίᾳ β(ασιλικῷ) κανδ(ιδάτῳ) (καὶ) [δ]ρουγ(γαρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1276
Diameter 26.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ματθίᾳ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ καὶ δρουγγαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Matthias, imperial kandidatos and droungarios.