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Symbatikios Glabas, protospatharios and topoteretes (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left. Inscription in two columns: Ν̣Ι|ΚΟΟ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικό[λα]ο[ς]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

....
..
Μ̣ΑΤ,
..ΟΑ͂ΣΠΑΘ,
..ΟΠΟΤΙΡ,
ΤΟΓΛΑ
Α

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] [Συ]μβατ(ι)[κί]ο (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) [(καὶ)] [τ]οποτιρ(ητῇ) το Γλαβᾷ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left. Inscription in two columns: Ν̣Ι|ΚΟΟ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικό[λα]ο[ς]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

....
..
Μ̣ΑΤ,
..ΟΑ͂ΣΠΑΘ,
..ΟΠΟΤΙΡ,
ΤΟΓΛΑ
Α

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] [Συ]μβατ(ι)[κί]ο (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) [(καὶ)] [τ]οποτιρ(ητῇ) το Γλαβᾷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3036
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Συμβατικίο πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ τοποτιρητῇ το Γλαβᾷ.

Lord, help Symbatikios Glabas, protospatharios and topoteretes. 

Commentary

The reading of the owner's first name is not entirely certain. We read Symbatikios, but Sabatios has also been proposed. See PBW: Sabatios 20101.