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Constantine spatharokandidatos and imperial notarios of the sakelle (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Ε̣ο
ειτ
λ
.ν

[Κ(ύρι)]ε βο[ήθ]ει τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ [Κ]ων(σταντίνῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Σπα
ρ̣κανδ̣
νοτ
.σακ

σπα[θα]ρ(ο)κανδ[(ι)δ(άτῳ)] (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) νοτ[α(ρίῳ) τῆς] σακ[έλ(λης)]

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Ε̣ο
ειτ
λ
.ν

[Κ(ύρι)]ε βο[ήθ]ει τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ [Κ]ων(σταντίνῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Σπα
ρ̣κανδ̣
νοτ
.σακ

σπα[θα]ρ(ο)κανδ[(ι)δ(άτῳ)] (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) νοτ[α(ρίῳ) τῆς] σακ[έλ(λης)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.845
Diameter 20.0 mm
Condition Struck off center. Blank too small for die.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ τῆς σακέλλης

Commentary

It is possible that the last two lines could be read as τῆς βασιλικῆς σακέλλης or τοῦ βασιλικοῦ σακελλίου.