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John imperial kandidatos and kommerkiarios of the West (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A bearded monk-saint with long hair, holding a book and a cross attached to a long shaft. Inscription in three columns: κε||ο|η|Θτ|ο|σ|ο|Δ|Λ|Ο. Linear border.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) το σο δούλο

Reverse

Inscription in four lines, preceded and followed by rows of pellets. Linear border.


ια,
κανδιδ.
κουμερκ
τισδυσε


Ἰωάνν(ῃ) β(ασιλικῷ) κανδιδ(άτῳ) [(καὶ)] κουμερκ(ιαρίῳ) τῖς Δύσε(ως)

Obverse

A bearded monk-saint with long hair, holding a book and a cross attached to a long shaft. Inscription in three columns: κε||ο|η|Θτ|ο|σ|ο|Δ|Λ|Ο. Linear border.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) το σο δούλο

Reverse

Inscription in four lines, preceded and followed by rows of pellets. Linear border.


ια,
κανδιδ.
κουμερκ
τισδυσε


Ἰωάνν(ῃ) β(ασιλικῷ) κανδιδ(άτῳ) [(καὶ)] κουμερκ(ιαρίῳ) τῖς Δύσε(ως)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3997
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 1.25.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ καὶ κουμερκιαρίῳ τῆς Δύσεως.

Lord, help your servant John, imperial kandidatos and kommerkiarios of the West.