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Nikephoros Dalassenos (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |νι|κ|ολ|α|ο| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

το.δ
λασηνο̅⸣
νικηορ/
ιεραρχ
σκεπ

τὸ[ν] Δ(α)λασηνὸ(ν) Νικηφόρ(ον), ἱεράρχ(α), σκέπ(ε)

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |νι|κ|ολ|α|ο| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

το.δ
λασηνο̅⸣
νικηορ/
ιεραρχ
σκεπ

τὸ[ν] Δ(α)λασηνὸ(ν) Νικηφόρ(ον), ἱεράρχ(α), σκέπ(ε)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4041
Diameter 20.0 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

Cheynet, "Les Dalassènoi," no. 29.

Translation

τὸν Δαλασηνὸν Νικηφόρον, ἱεράρχα, σκέπε.

Priest of God, protect Nikephoros Dalassenos.

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