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Nikephoros Melissenos, kaisar (after 1081)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.649
Diameter 34 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion of Christ. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Invocation along the circumference. Border of dots.

θκεοηθει........

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Bust of the kaisar Nikephoros Melissenos wearing a cap with a crown and holding the globus cruciger in his right hand. Along the circumference, an invocation. Border of dots.

νικηφορσα...μελισσην,

Νικηφόρῳ καίσαρι τῷ Μελισσην

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ καίσαρι τῷ Μελισσηνῷ.

Mother of God, help your servant, the kaisar Nikephoros Melissenos.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.649
Diameter 34 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.649
Diameter 34 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

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