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Nikephoros patrikios and imperial protospatharios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: Τσ|δλ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

νικη
.ορπτρι
.ιS.πρ
τ̣ο̣σ̣.θ

Νικη[φ]όρῳ πατρι[κ]ίῳ (καὶ) [β(ασιλικῷ)] πρωτο[σ]παθ(αρίῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: Τσ|δλ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

νικη
.ορπτρι
.ιS.πρ
τ̣ο̣σ̣.θ

Νικη[φ]όρῳ πατρι[κ]ίῳ (καὶ) [β(ασιλικῷ)] πρωτο[σ]παθ(αρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2285
Diameter 34.0 mm
Condition Corroded and chipped.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Nikephoros, patrikios and imperial protospatharios.