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Gabriel imperial spatharokandidatos and epi tes hetaireias (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

St Panteleimon, standing. Sigla in columns on either side: ο|π|α|ντ|ε|λ|ε|ι : ὁ ἅγιος Παντελεΐ(μων). Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοιθειτσ̣̣...

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

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

γαρ
ιηλσπα
θ̣αροκαν
̣Sεπιτ
ετερ

Γαβριὴλ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαροκανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ(ῆς) ἑτερ(είας)

Obverse

St Panteleimon, standing. Sigla in columns on either side: ο|π|α|ντ|ε|λ|ε|ι : ὁ ἅγιος Παντελεΐ(μων). Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοιθειτσ̣̣...

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

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

γαρ
ιηλσπα
θ̣αροκαν
̣Sεπιτ
ετερ

Γαβριὴλ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαροκανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ(ῆς) ἑτερ(είας)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1432
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γαβριὴλ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς ἑτερείας.

Lord, help your servant Gabriel, imperial spatharokandidatos and epi tes hetaireias.