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Vaasakios Veredares, magistros, vestarches and doux of the fleet (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Inscription: |ν|ικ|ολ|α|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅θ,
σκι
μγιστρ,ε
στρχ,κ
.ουστολ̣ου̣
τ̣ερ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βαασακίῳ μαγίστρ(ῳ) βεστάρχ(ῃ) (καὶ) δουκ(ὶ) [τ]οῦ στόλου [τ]ῷ Βερ(ε)δ(άρῃ)

 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Inscription: |ν|ικ|ολ|α|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅θ,
σκι
μγιστρ,ε
στρχ,κ
.ουστολ̣ου̣
τ̣ερ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βαασακίῳ μαγίστρ(ῳ) βεστάρχ(ῃ) (καὶ) δουκ(ὶ) [τ]οῦ στόλου [τ]ῷ Βερ(ε)δ(άρῃ)

 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1339
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus 2, no. 969 (family name not read).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βαασακίῳ μαγίστρῳ βεστάρχῃ καὶ δουκὶ τοῦ στόλου τῷ Βερεδάρῃ.

Lord, help Vaasakios Veredares, magistros, vestarches, and doux of the fleet.

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