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Nikephoros Styppeiotes, patrikios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ|ι|ο, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσ
νικηφορο
π̅ρ̅ι̅ τστυ
πιοτη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Νικηφόρο π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ) τῷ Στυπιότῃ

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ|ι|ο, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσ
νικηφορο
π̅ρ̅ι̅ τστυ
πιοτη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Νικηφόρο π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ) τῷ Στυπιότῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1315
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρο πατρικίῳ τῷ Στυπιότῃ.

Lord, help your servant Nikephoros Styppeiotes, patrikios.