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Basil spatharokandidatos, asekretis, and judge (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with hands open in front of her. Sigla visible at right: ΘΥ̅: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΣΩΔ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε/Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ] σῷ δού(λῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, followed by a decoration. Border of dots.

ΑΣΙΛ̣
ΣΠΑΘ,Κ..
ΑΣΗΚ..
ΤΚΡ..
  

Βασιλ(είῳ) σπαθ(αρο)κ[αν]δ(ι)δ(άτῳ) ἀσηκ[ρι]τ(ῃ) (καὶ) κρ[ιτ(ῇ)]

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with hands open in front of her. Sigla visible at right: ΘΥ̅: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΣΩΔ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε/Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ] σῷ δού(λῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, followed by a decoration. Border of dots.

ΑΣΙΛ̣
ΣΠΑΘ,Κ..
ΑΣΗΚ..
ΤΚΡ..
  

Βασιλ(είῳ) σπαθ(αρο)κ[αν]δ(ι)δ(άτῳ) ἀσηκ[ρι]τ(ῃ) (καὶ) κρ[ιτ(ῇ)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2574
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel (rev.)

Translation

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ ἀσηκριτῃ καὶ κριτῇ.

Lord or Theotokos, help your servant Basil spatharokandidatos, asekretis, and judge.