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Nikephoros protospatharios, hypatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γε : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ[ργ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
νικηφ,ρ,
ασπαθ
ρ,υπα
τ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικηφ(ό)ρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(α)ρ(ίῳ), ὑπάτ(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γε : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ[ργ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
νικηφ,ρ,
ασπαθ
ρ,υπα
τ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικηφ(ό)ρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(α)ρ(ίῳ), ὑπάτ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1607
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, ὑπάτῳ.

Lord, help Nikephoros protospatharios, hypatos.