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Nikephoros epi t... (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George. Remains of sigla at right: γ|ιο|σ :  Ὁ ἅγιος Γεωργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

κε..
τσ..
λν..
κηφ..
επιτ.

Κύριε βοήθει τ σῷ δούλῳ Νεικηφόρ ἐπὶ τ...

Obverse

Bust of St. George. Remains of sigla at right: γ|ιο|σ :  Ὁ ἅγιος Γεωργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

κε..
τσ..
λν..
κηφ..
επιτ.

Κύριε βοήθει τ σῷ δούλῳ Νεικηφόρ ἐπὶ τ...

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2768
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νεικηφόρῳ ἐπὶ τ...

Lord, help your servant Nikephoros epi t...

Commentary

Two letters have been lost at the end of third line of the reverse. We have assumed in our restoration of the name that the engraver misspelled the name Nikephoros with the homophonic ει or οι.