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N. Pepagomenos, spatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and epi tou manglaviou (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a holy figure, likely the Archangel Michael holding the sceptre and globus cruciger. Details indistinct. No traces of epigraphy. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

. . .
. . . Α̣Θ̣,Ρ̣,Ο̣ΣΕ
...
ΧΡΥΣΟ
..ΚΛ,ΝΕΠ
..ΑΓΛΟ
ΠΑΓ,ΜΕΝ

. . . [σπ]αθ(ά)ρ(ι)ος, ἐ[πὶ τ]οῦ Χρυσο[τρ(ι)]κλ(ί)νου (καὶ) ἐπ(ὶ) [τ(οῦ) μ]αγλ(α)β(ί)ου ὁ [Πε]παγ(ω)μέν(ος)

Obverse

Bust of a holy figure, likely the Archangel Michael holding the sceptre and globus cruciger. Details indistinct. No traces of epigraphy. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

. . .
. . . Α̣Θ̣,Ρ̣,Ο̣ΣΕ
...
ΧΡΥΣΟ
..ΚΛ,ΝΕΠ
..ΑΓΛΟ
ΠΑΓ,ΜΕΝ

. . . [σπ]αθ(ά)ρ(ι)ος, ἐ[πὶ τ]οῦ Χρυσο[τρ(ι)]κλ(ί)νου (καὶ) ἐπ(ὶ) [τ(οῦ) μ]αγλ(α)β(ί)ου ὁ [Πε]παγ(ω)μέν(ος)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3210
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Pressed flat along the sides, with loss of lettering.

Translation

. . . σπαθάριος, ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγλαβίου ὁ Πεπαγωμένος.

... N. Pepagomenos, spatharios epi tou Chrystriklinou and epi tou manglaviou.

Commentary

It is possible that the owner's Christian name was Michael, if in fact that is the saint shown on the obverse. We also read his family name as Pepagomenos, but the form Pagomenos is also attested.