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Constantine imperial kandidatos (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: σ|δ̣λ̣. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

κν
τντην̣
̣κνδ̣.
.τ̣

Κων[σ]ταντήν(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) κανδ[ιδ]άτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: σ|δ̣λ̣. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

κν
τντην̣
̣κνδ̣.
.τ̣

Κων[σ]ταντήν(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) κανδ[ιδ]άτῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1656
Diameter 26.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντήνῳ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Constantine, imperial kandidatos.