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Nikephoros protospatharios, mystographos, and megas chartoularios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St Nicholas turned toward his right with his hands extended. Sigla on either side: Ο̣|Α̣|.|.|.|.Ν|Ι|Κ.|ΛΑ|Ο|Σ̣, : ὁ ἄ(γιος) Νικ[ό]λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κεθ
νικηφοΡ̣
ᾶσπαθαρ,
μυστογρ,
φ̣,χτΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικηφόρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) μυστογρ(α)φ(ῳ) (καὶ) μ(ε)γ(άλῳ) χ(αρ)τ(ου)λ(αρίῳ)

Obverse

Standing figure of St Nicholas turned toward his right with his hands extended. Sigla on either side: Ο̣|Α̣|.|.|.|.Ν|Ι|Κ.|ΛΑ|Ο|Σ̣, : ὁ ἄ(γιος) Νικ[ό]λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κεθ
νικηφοΡ̣
ᾶσπαθαρ,
μυστογρ,
φ̣,χτΛ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικηφόρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) μυστογρ(α)φ(ῳ) (καὶ) μ(ε)γ(άλῳ) χ(αρ)τ(ου)λ(αρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2562
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Chips at top and bottom of channel.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, μυστογραφῳ καὶ μεγάλῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help Nikephoros protospatharios, mystagraphos, and megas chartoularios.

Commentary

Laurent, Corpus II,  no. 334