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Nikephoros spatharios, proedros, and epi tou oikeiakou vestiariou (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at both transverse bars) mounted on a base of four steps. Fleurons rise to the lower crossbar. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

 ΚΕΟΗΘ..ΤΣΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

ΝΙΚΗΦ.
Ρ,ΣΠΘΠ..
Ε̣
,ΕΠΙΤ
ΟΙΚ,ΕΣΤ
ΙΡΙΟΥ

Νικηφ[ό]ρῳ σπαθ(αρίῳ), π[ρο]έδ(ρῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ οἰκ(ειακοῦ) βεστιαρίου

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at both transverse bars) mounted on a base of four steps. Fleurons rise to the lower crossbar. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock:

 ΚΕΟΗΘ..ΤΣΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

ΝΙΚΗΦ.
Ρ,ΣΠΘΠ..
Ε̣
,ΕΠΙΤ
ΟΙΚ,ΕΣΤ
ΙΡΙΟΥ

Νικηφ[ό]ρῳ σπαθ(αρίῳ), π[ρο]έδ(ρῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ οἰκ(ειακοῦ) βεστιαρίου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.972
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ σπαθαρίῳ, προέδρῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ οἰκειακοῦ βεστιαρίου.

Lord, help your servant Nikephoros, spatharios, proedros, and epi tou oikeiakou vestiariou.

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