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Theophylaktos imperial kandidatos (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.453
Diameter 19 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .Σ.|ΔΛ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

..εοφ
ακτ/
κανδιδ
·  ·

Θεοφυλάκτῳ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφυλάκτῳ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Theophylaktos imperial kandidatos.