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Peter Tzapas, patrikios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε.|.|γ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώρ]γ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅θ,
πετρ
π̅ρ̅ι̅⸣ το
απα

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Πέτρῳ π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ) το Τζάπᾳ

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε.|.|γ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώρ]γ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅θ,
πετρ
π̅ρ̅ι̅⸣ το
απα

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Πέτρῳ π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ) το Τζάπᾳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1288
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Πέτρῳ πατρικίῳ το Τζάπᾳ.

Lord, help Peter Tzapas, patrikios.