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Isaac imperial kandidatos and archon of the imperial ergodosion (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .σ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines. Wreath border.

σκι̣
κν̣διδ
κ̣.ρ τ
βσ.
.  εργο

[Ἰ]σακίῳ [β(ασιλικῷ)] κανδιδ[(ά)τ(ῳ)] κ(αὶ) [ἄ]ρ(χοντι) τ(οῦ) βασ[ιλ(ικοῦ)] ἐργο[δοσ(ίου)]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .σ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines. Wreath border.

σκι̣
κν̣διδ
κ̣.ρ τ
βσ.
.  εργο

[Ἰ]σακίῳ [β(ασιλικῷ)] κανδιδ[(ά)τ(ῳ)] κ(αὶ) [ἄ]ρ(χοντι) τ(οῦ) βασ[ιλ(ικοῦ)] ἐργο[δοσ(ίου)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.999
Diameter 27.0 mm
Condition Imprinted only in the center. Blank too small for die.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰσακίῳ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἄρχοντι τοῦ βασιλικοῦ ἐργοδοσίου.

Mother of God, help your servant Isaac, imperial kandidatos and archon of the imperial workshop.