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Nicholas spatharokandidatos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing with his right hand and holding the Gospel in his left. Traces of sigla at left: |..κ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Νι]κ[όλαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
ν̣ικολ
̣σπθ,
κ,̣,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολάῳ σπαθ(αρο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing with his right hand and holding the Gospel in his left. Traces of sigla at left: |..κ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Νι]κ[όλαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
ν̣ικολ
̣σπθ,
κ,̣,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολάῳ σπαθ(αρο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1868
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικολάῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help Nicholas spatharokandidatos.