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Joseph imperial kandidatos (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

ι
σηφβκ
νι

Ἰωσὴφ β(ασιλικῷ) κανδιδ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

ι
σηφβκ
νι

Ἰωσὴφ β(ασιλικῷ) κανδιδ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4028
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωσὴφ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help Joseph, imperial kandidatos.