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Basil spatharokandidatos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands raised before her. Sigla on either side: μ̣̅ρ̣θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε,
η̣θ,ση̣
.ησπ.
ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(ο)ήθ(ει) Βαση[λ]ήῳ σπα[θ(αρο)κ]ανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands raised before her. Sigla on either side: μ̣̅ρ̣θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε,
η̣θ,ση̣
.ησπ.
ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(ο)ήθ(ει) Βαση[λ]ήῳ σπα[θ(αρο)κ]ανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1309
Diameter 28.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασηλήῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help Basil, spatharokandidatos.