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Kalokyros imperial spatharokandidatos and epi tes hetaireias (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A cross with pellets at each end, standing on a ball. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτ̣σ̣δουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

κλο
κυρ,ˊσπ
θροκν
ˊSεπητ
ησετ,ρ,

Καλοκυρ(ῷ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαροκανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὴ τῆς ἑτ(αι)ρ(είας)

Obverse

A cross with pellets at each end, standing on a ball. Along the circumference, within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτ̣σ̣δουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

κλο
κυρ,ˊσπ
θροκν
ˊSεπητ
ησετ,ρ,

Καλοκυρ(ῷ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαροκανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὴ τῆς ἑτ(αι)ρ(είας)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3848
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Καλοκυρῷ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἐπὴ τῆς ἑταιρείας.

Lord, help your servant Kalokyros, imperial spatharokandidatos and epi tes hetaireias.