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Nicholas Skoutariotes, patrikios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, with hands raised in front of her chest. Sigla visible to the right: θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΘΚ̄Ε͵͵Θ̄,
νικολαο
Π̅Ρ̅Ι̅⸣τοσ
κτ.ρ
ι..

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικολά πατρικίῳ τ Σκουταριώτῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, with hands raised in front of her chest. Sigla visible to the right: θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΘΚ̄Ε͵͵Θ̄,
νικολαο
Π̅Ρ̅Ι̅⸣τοσ
κτ.ρ
ι..

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικολά πατρικίῳ τ Σκουταριώτῃ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1275
Diameter 15.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικολάῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Σκουταριώτῃ.

Theotokos, help Nicholas Skoutariotes, patrikios.

Commentary

In his unpublished catalogue of the Shaw collection, Laurent notes that while this family is mainly known in the 13th-14th centuries, there are individuals attested as earlier as a certain John in 1086 (PG 127, 923).