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George spatharokandidatos and tourmarches of Spartari (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Mounted warrior riding in a relaxed manner; he holds a spear horizontally with the point toward the back. He wears a large headpiece decorated with a row of pellets. The saddle is attached in front and back with large leather strips, also decorated with pellets. No legend. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΕΟΡΓΗΟ,
ΣΠΑΘΑΡΟΚΑΔ
ΤΡΟΥΜΑΡΣ
ΣΠΑΡΤΑ
ΡΟΥ

Γεόργηος σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος καὶ τρουμάρχης Σπάρταρου

Obverse

Mounted warrior riding in a relaxed manner; he holds a spear horizontally with the point toward the back. He wears a large headpiece decorated with a row of pellets. The saddle is attached in front and back with large leather strips, also decorated with pellets. No legend. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΕΟΡΓΗΟ,
ΣΠΑΘΑΡΟΚΑΔ
ΤΡΟΥΜΑΡΣ
ΣΠΑΡΤΑ
ΡΟΥ

Γεόργηος σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος καὶ τρουμάρχης Σπάρταρου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5735
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 7.1c.