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N. imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at both transverse bars) mounted on a base of two steps set upon a ball. Fleurons on both sides. Traces of a circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

...οηθειτ

[Κ(ύρι)ε β]οήθει τ[ῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. A decoration below. Border of dots.

...λ̣ημ̣.
.τισηλ̣
..σπθρ̣
.κ̣νη.̣
..επιτ..
..κ̣εικ̣


..λημ..τι βασηλ[ικ]ῷ σπαθαρ[ο]κανδη[δ]ά[τῳ] (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ[ῶν οἰ]κειακ(ῶν)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at both transverse bars) mounted on a base of two steps set upon a ball. Fleurons on both sides. Traces of a circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

...οηθειτ

[Κ(ύρι)ε β]οήθει τ[ῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. A decoration below. Border of dots.

...λ̣ημ̣.
.τισηλ̣
..σπθρ̣
.κ̣νη.̣
..επιτ..
..κ̣εικ̣


..λημ..τι βασηλ[ικ]ῷ σπαθαρ[ο]κανδη[δ]ά[τῳ] (καὶ) ἐπὶ τ[ῶν οἰ]κειακ(ῶν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3854
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ..λημ..τι βασηλικῷ σπαθαροκανδηδάτῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν οἰκειακῶν.

Lord, help your servant ..., imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton oikeiakon.