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George imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton oikeiakon (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.99
Diameter 27 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γεργ,
ˊσπαθαρ,
κανΗˊ
επιτνυ
κηακ/

Γεωργ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρ(ο)κανδηδ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τῶν ὐκηακ(ῶν)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδηδάτῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν ὐκηακῶν.

Mother of God, help your servant George, imperial spatharokandidatos and epi ton oikeiakon.