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Nikephoros patrikios, praipositos, and vestarches (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a long cross in his left hand. Sigla in columns on either side: |Ι̅|Ο|Δ, : ὁ ἄ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


νικηφ.
ρ,πατρι.
πραιποσ,
εσταρ
χ

Νικηφ[ό]ρ(ῳ) πατρι[κ(ίῳ)] πραιποσ(ίτῳ) (καὶ) βεστάρχ(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a long cross in his left hand. Sigla in columns on either side: |Ι̅|Ο|Δ, : ὁ ἄ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


νικηφ.
ρ,πατρι.
πραιποσ,
εσταρ
χ

Νικηφ[ό]ρ(ῳ) πατρι[κ(ίῳ)] πραιποσ(ίτῳ) (καὶ) βεστάρχ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2815
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Large crack along bottom of channel on obverse.

Translation

Νικηφόρῳ πατρικίῳ πραιποσίτῳ καὶ βεστάρχῃ.

Nikephoros patrikios, praipositos, and vestarches.