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Nicholas Mermentoulos, droungarios tes Viglas (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5506
Diameter 29 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: Ο||γι|οσνι|κο|λ|οσ : ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅ο̣ηθ,
νικολα
δργγαρι
τησιγλασ
τμερμεν
τουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) Νικολάῳ δρουγγαρίῳ τῆς Βίγλας τῷ Μερμεντούλῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικολάῳ δρουγγαρίῳ τῆς Βίγλας τῷ Μερμεντούλῳ.

Lord, help Nicholas Mermentoulos, droungarios tes Viglas.

Commentary

Nicholas Mermentoulos is known to have succeeded the chronicler John Skylitzes as megas droungarios tes Viglas no later than 1094.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5506
Diameter 29 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.5506
Diameter 29 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5506
Diameter 29 mm

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