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Theophanios Galaton, imperial spatharokandidatos (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2751
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at the lower transverse bar) with fleurons arising from the base. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription along the circumference, beginning at seven o'clock:

Κ(ύρι)ε βοίθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
θεο
̣νιο
.πθκν
̣τογλ
τονι

Θεοφανίο β(ασιλικῷ) [σ]παθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) το Γαλάτονι

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφανίο βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ το Γαλάτονι.

Lord, help your servant Theophanios Galaton, imperial spatharokandidatos.