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

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St. Nicholas turned to his right with his hand extended. Sigla preserved at right: Κ̣|Ο̣|Λ̣|Α̣|Ο, [ὁ ἄ(γιος) Νι]κόλαο(ς). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

κεθ̣
νικηφο
ᾶ̣σ̣παθαρ̣
μ̣υ̣σ̣τογρ̣
φ̣χτ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικηφό[ρ(ῳ)] (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) μυστογρ(ά)φ(ῳ) (καὶ) μ(ε)γ(άλῳ) χ(αρ)τ(ου)[λ(αρίῳ)]

Obverse

Standing figure of St. Nicholas turned to his right with his hand extended. Sigla preserved at right: Κ̣|Ο̣|Λ̣|Α̣|Ο, [ὁ ἄ(γιος) Νι]κόλαο(ς). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

κεθ̣
νικηφο
ᾶ̣σ̣παθαρ̣
μ̣υ̣σ̣τογρ̣
φ̣χτ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικηφό[ρ(ῳ)] (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) μυστογρ(ά)φ(ῳ) (καὶ) μ(ε)γ(άλῳ) χ(αρ)τ(ου)[λ(αρίῳ)]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2563
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Gouged and chipped.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ μυστογράφῳ καὶ μεγάλῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ.

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

Commentary

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 334