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Constantine Elegmites, protospatharios and mystographos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: |νι|κλ|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσ,
κ̅νΑσπ,θ,
μυστογρ,
̣,τελεγ
μιτ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) (πρωτο)σπ(α)θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) μυστογρ(ά)φ(ῳ) τῷ Ἐλεγμίτ(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: |νι|κλ|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσ,
κ̅νΑσπ,θ,
μυστογρ,
̣,τελεγ
μιτ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) (πρωτο)σπ(α)θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) μυστογρ(ά)φ(ῳ) τῷ Ἐλεγμίτ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5496
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ μυστογράφῳ τῷ Ἐλεγμίτῃ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine Elegmites, protospatharios and mystographos.

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