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Nicholas imperial spatharokandidatos and asekretis (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with fleurons to either side. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κεοηθιτσδ..

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

νικολ
α̣ˊσπαθˊ
κανδιδατ,
̣ασικρη
τισ

Νικολάῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κανδιδάτ(ῳ) (καὶ) ἀσικρῆτις

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with fleurons to either side. Circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

κεοηθιτσδ..

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

νικολ
α̣ˊσπαθˊ
κανδιδατ,
̣ασικρη
τισ

Νικολάῳ β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κανδιδάτ(ῳ) (καὶ) ἀσικρῆτις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5353
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἀσικρῆτις.

Lord, help your servant Nicholas, imperial spatharokandidatos and asekretis.

Commentary

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 56.