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Romanos, spatharokandidatios and exarchos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΣ̣ΔΛ,
ΡΜΑΝ̣
ΣΠΑΘΑ̣ΡΟ
ΚΑΝΔ̣,ΚΕ
ΕΑΡΧ


Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) ῾Ρωμανῷ σπαθαροκανδ(ιδάτῳ) κὲ ἐξάρχ(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΣ̣ΔΛ,
ΡΜΑΝ̣
ΣΠΑΘΑ̣ΡΟ
ΚΑΝΔ̣,ΚΕ
ΕΑΡΧ


Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) ῾Ρωμανῷ σπαθαροκανδ(ιδάτῳ) κὲ ἐξάρχ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4110
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ῾Ρωμανῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ κὲ ἐξάρχῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Romanos, spatharokandidatos and exarchos.