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Nicholas apo eparchon (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

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

ν..
ολω̣
ποεπ
ρ̣χ̣

Ν[ικ]ολάῳ [ἀ]πὸ ἐπ[ά]ρχ[ων]

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

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

ν..
ολω̣
ποεπ
ρ̣χ̣

Ν[ικ]ολάῳ [ἀ]πὸ ἐπ[ά]ρχ[ων]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.723
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικολάῳ ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων.

Mother of God, help Nicholas apo eparchon.