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Nikephoros Komnenos, sebastos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

ΘΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
.Σ
.ΟΥ̣Λ

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΝΙΚΗ
ΟΡΣΕ
ΑΣΤΤΟ
Κ̣ΟΜΝ.
Ν̣̣

Νικηφόρῳ σεβαστῷ το Κομν[η]νῷ

Obverse

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

ΘΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
.Σ
.ΟΥ̣Λ

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΝΙΚΗ
ΟΡΣΕ
ΑΣΤΤΟ
Κ̣ΟΜΝ.
Ν̣̣

Νικηφόρῳ σεβαστῷ το Κομν[η]νῷ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1093
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ σεβαστῷ το Κομνηνῷ.

Mother of God, help your servant Nikephoros Komnenos, sebastos.

Commentary

Nikephoros Komnenos (ca. 1062-1136) is surely to be identified as the youngest brother of the emperor Alexios I Komnenos.