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Nicholas spatharokoubikoularios (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.945
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Corroded and flattened.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at left: |ΝΙΚ|Ο: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικό[λαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̣
ΝΙΚΟ
Σ̣ΠΑΘΚ̣
..Κ̣Λ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)[θ(ει)] Νικο[λάῳ] σπαθ(αρο)κου[βι]κουλ(αρίῳ)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικολάῳ σπαθαροκουβικουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help Nicholas, spatharokoubikoularios.