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Nikephoros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin praying. Inscription : ̣̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ̣
.ΘΕΙΤ
.Δ,ΝΙ
.ΗΦΟ
Ρ

Θ(εοτό)κε βο[ή]θει τῷ [σ]ῷ δ(ούλῳ) Νι[κ]ηφόρ(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin praying. Inscription : ̣̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ̣
.ΘΕΙΤ
.Δ,ΝΙ
.ΗΦΟ
Ρ

Θ(εοτό)κε βο[ή]θει τῷ [σ]ῷ δ(ούλῳ) Νι[κ]ηφόρ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2135
Diameter 26.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Nikephoros.