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Nikephoros proedros (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear in his right hand and balancing his shield against the ground. Epigraphy on both sides: γ|ε|ρ||,ο : (ὁ ἅγιος) Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


σκεποισ
αθλητα
προερο
νικηο
ρον

σκέποις, ἀθλητά, πρόεδρο(ν) Νικηφόρον

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear in his right hand and balancing his shield against the ground. Epigraphy on both sides: γ|ε|ρ||,ο : (ὁ ἅγιος) Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


σκεποισ
αθλητα
προερο
νικηο
ρον

σκέποις, ἀθλητά, πρόεδρο(ν) Νικηφόρον

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3704
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1975.

Translation

σκέποις, ἀθλητά, πρόεδρον Νικηφόρον.

Champion, may you protect the proedros Nikephoros.

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