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Nikephoros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a saint, possibly Saint Nicholas, details obscure. Scant traces of sigla in two columns : Α|Ο : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι(κο)λ]αό(ς). Traces of circular inscription. Linear border.

..ΟΗΘΕΙ 

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοήθει 

Reverse

Bust of Saint George, with nimbus, holding spear in right hand, shield in left. Inscription in two columns : .|Γ̣|Ε̣|.Ρ̣|.Ι̣|Ο : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Γε[ώ]ρ[γ]ιο(ς). Circular inscription, beginning with a cross. Linear border.

ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡ

Νικηφόρῳ

Obverse

Bust of a saint, possibly Saint Nicholas, details obscure. Scant traces of sigla in two columns : Α|Ο : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι(κο)λ]αό(ς). Traces of circular inscription. Linear border.

..ΟΗΘΕΙ 

[Κ(ύρι)ε] βοήθει 

Reverse

Bust of Saint George, with nimbus, holding spear in right hand, shield in left. Inscription in two columns : .|Γ̣|Ε̣|.Ρ̣|.Ι̣|Ο : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Γε[ώ]ρ[γ]ιο(ς). Circular inscription, beginning with a cross. Linear border.

ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡ

Νικηφόρῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2812
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ.

Lord, help Nikephoros.