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Theodore hypatos and spatharokandidatos (ninth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τωσω|λω. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

θεο
ωρωυ̣
πτωSβ
σιλικωσπ
θροκν
ιτω

Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τωσω|λω. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

θεο
ωρωυ̣
πτωSβ
σιλικωσπ
θροκν
ιτω

Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1418
Diameter 29.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodore, hypatos and imperial spatharokandidatos.