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Constantine spatharokandidatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Basil holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: α|σ|.λ|ηο|σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Β]ασ[ί]ληος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ...
τσ̣
κ̅νσπα̣
θαρ̣ο̣.α
.

Κ(ύρι)[ε β(οή)θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) σπαθαρο[κ]α[ν]δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St Basil holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: α|σ|.λ|ηο|σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Β]ασ[ί]ληος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ...
τσ̣
κ̅νσπα̣
θαρ̣ο̣.α
.

Κ(ύρι)[ε β(οή)θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) σπαθαρο[κ]α[ν]δ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4406
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, spatharokandidatos.