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Anastasios imperial spatharokandidatos and dioiketes (tenth/eleventh centuries)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2058
Diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram; in the angles of the cruciform, stars. Linear border.

α - β - ν - ο - ω (?)

(?)

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with cross at beginning of first line. Linear border.

ανα
στασ
.παθκα
νδδι
οικιτ,

Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ διοικιτῇ

Translation

Ἀναστασίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ διοικιτῇ.

Anastasios imperial spatharokandidatos and dioiketes.

Commentary

The obverse monogram is effaced at its terminations and unclear; it is even unclear what it indicates, as the name, title, and office are on the reverse. Perhaps it is some sort of invocation, especially as the reverse inscription is in the dative.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2058
Diameter 20 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2058
Diameter 20 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2058
Diameter 20 mm

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