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Constantine Elegmites, protospatharios and mystographos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5496
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 20 mm

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)

Translation

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

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