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Nikephoros (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3396
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Broken; nearly half missing.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Inscription on either side: μ̣θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Along the circumference, remnants of a semi-circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΟΗΘ

[Θ(εοτό)κε β]οήθ(ει)

Reverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: |ν : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ν[ικόλαος]. Along the circumference, the beginnings of a semi-circular inscription. Border of dots.

νικηφ

Νικηφ[όρῳ...]

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ...

Mother of God, help Nikephoros

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3396
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Broken; nearly half missing.

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3396
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Broken; nearly half missing.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3396
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Broken; nearly half missing.

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