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Theodore spatharokandidatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Sigla preserved at right: ορ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε]όδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
θεοδρ,
σπαθαρ,
καν,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Θεοδώρ(ῳ) σπαθαρ(ο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Sigla preserved at right: ορ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε]όδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
θεοδρ,
σπαθαρ,
καν,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Θεοδώρ(ῳ) σπαθαρ(ο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1572
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help Theodore, spatharokandidatos.