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Damianos imperial spatharokandidatos and dioiketes (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with an X at the lower crossing. Fleurons rise from the base of the cross to the lower crossing. Decoration to left and right of upper crossing. Border of dots.

...ΘΕΙΤΣΟΥΛ

[Κύριε βοή]θει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

αμ.
ανω'Σ..
ΘΑΡΟΚΑ..
Ι'ΚΕ..
ΚΙΤ.

Δαμ[ι]ανῷ β(ασιλικῷ) σ[πα]θαροκα[νδ]ιδ(άτῳ) κὲ δ[ιυ]κιτ[ῇ]

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with an X at the lower crossing. Fleurons rise from the base of the cross to the lower crossing. Decoration to left and right of upper crossing. Border of dots.

...ΘΕΙΤΣΟΥΛ

[Κύριε βοή]θει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

αμ.
ανω'Σ..
ΘΑΡΟΚΑ..
Ι'ΚΕ..
ΚΙΤ.

Δαμ[ι]ανῷ β(ασιλικῷ) σ[πα]θαροκα[νδ]ιδ(άτῳ) κὲ δ[ιυ]κιτ[ῇ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3940
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Δαμιανῷ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ κὲ διυκιτῇ.

Lord, help your servant Damian imperial spatharokandidatos and dioikites.