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Basil imperial spatharokandidatos, asekretis, judge of the Hippodrome and symponos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A strange and incomprehensible image, partially preserved. Letters visible at left: |Ο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

σι
σ̣πθ,
̣ση
κ̣ρ̣ι̣τ,ε
ι,δ
συμπ̣
ν,

Βασι[λ(είῳ) β(ασιλικῷ)] σπαθ(αρο)[καν]δ(ι)δ(άτῳ), ἀσηκρῆτ(ις), ἐ[πὶ τ(οῦ)] Ἱππ(ο)δ[ρ(όμου) (καὶ)] συμπ(ό)ν(ῳ)

Obverse

A strange and incomprehensible image, partially preserved. Letters visible at left: |Ο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

σι
σ̣πθ,
̣ση
κ̣ρ̣ι̣τ,ε
ι,δ
συμπ̣
ν,

Βασι[λ(είῳ) β(ασιλικῷ)] σπαθ(αρο)[καν]δ(ι)δ(άτῳ), ἀσηκρῆτ(ις), ἐ[πὶ τ(οῦ)] Ἱππ(ο)δ[ρ(όμου) (καὶ)] συμπ(ό)ν(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2262
Diameter 31.0 mm
Condition Flattened on the sides, with loss of lettering.

Translation

Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ, ἀσηκρῆτις, ἐπὶ τοῦ Ἱπποδρόμου καὶ συμπόνῳ.

Basil, imperial spatharokandidatos, asekretis, judge of the Hippodrome and symponos.