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Nicholas spatharokandidatos and domestikos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Κ,–Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, followed by decoration. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣ̣̣
Λ,Ν..ΟΛ,
ΣΠΑ̣.ΑΡΟ
Κ̣̣̣ΟΜ'
.ΤΙΚ
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Ν[ικ]ολ(άῳ) σπαθαροκ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) δομ(ε)[σ]τίκῳ

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Κ,–Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, followed by decoration. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣ̣̣
Λ,Ν..ΟΛ,
ΣΠΑ̣.ΑΡΟ
Κ̣̣̣ΟΜ'
.ΤΙΚ
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Ν[ικ]ολ(άῳ) σπαθαροκ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) δομ(ε)[σ]τίκῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2752
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ.

Lord, help your servant Nicholas spatharokandidatos and domestikos.