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Nikephoros (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. In the quarters : ΤΣ|ΔΛ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Wreath border.

Reverse

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

Χ̅Ε
ΒΟΗΘΗ
ΝΗΚΗΦ
Ρ

Χ(ριστ)ὲ βοήθη Νηκηφώρου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. In the quarters : ΤΣ|ΔΛ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Wreath border.

Reverse

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

Χ̅Ε
ΒΟΗΘΗ
ΝΗΚΗΦ
Ρ

Χ(ριστ)ὲ βοήθη Νηκηφώρου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4189
Diameter 27.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ.

Theotokos, help your (servant).

Χριστέ, βοήθη Νηκηφώρου.

Christ, help Nikephoros.