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Constantine primikerios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael, wings outspread. Details obscure. On either side, inscription: Μ̅Χ̅: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ̅ε
οηθει
κ̅Ν̅πρ
μ,κ,ρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) πρ(ι)μ(ι)κ(η)ρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael, wings outspread. Details obscure. On either side, inscription: Μ̅Χ̅: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ̅ε
οηθει
κ̅Ν̅πρ
μ,κ,ρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) πρ(ι)μ(ι)κ(η)ρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1526
Diameter 14.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Κωσταντίνῳ πριμικηρίῳ.

Lord, help the primikerios Constantine.

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