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Nicholas apo eparchon (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

An eagle with its wings outspread. Above, a cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

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

νικ
ολω
ποεπ
ρχω̣

Νικολάῳ [ἀ]πὸ ἐπ[ά]ρχω[ν]

Obverse

An eagle with its wings outspread. Above, a cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

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

νικ
ολω
ποεπ
ρχω̣

Νικολάῳ [ἀ]πὸ ἐπ[ά]ρχω[ν]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.709
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Struck off center.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικολάῳ ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων.

Mother of God, help Nicholas, apo eparchon.