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Nikephoros imperial silentiarios (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τ - σ | δ̣ - λ. Wreath border.

Θεότοκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded by a cross. Wreath border.

ΝΙΚΗ
ΟΡ̣̣Σ̣Ι̣
ΛΕΝΤ

Νικηφόρ(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σιλεντ(ιαρίῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τ - σ | δ̣ - λ. Wreath border.

Θεότοκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded by a cross. Wreath border.

ΝΙΚΗ
ΟΡ̣̣Σ̣Ι̣
ΛΕΝΤ

Νικηφόρ(ῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) σιλεντ(ιαρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3931
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2227

Translation

Θεότοκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ

Mother of God, help your servant Nikephoros imperial silentiarios.

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