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Nikephoros priest (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.5004

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1892.

Details

Diameter:
22 mm
Field:
15 mm

Obverse

Nikephoros priest (eleventh/twelfth century)

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Nikephoros priest (eleventh/twelfth century)

Inscription in five lines with cross above. Linear border.


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Σκέποις, Πάναγνε, τὸν θύτην Νικηφόρον

Translation

Σκέποις, Πάναγνε, τὸν θύτην Νικηφόρον.

May you protect, All-holy Virgin, your priest Nikephoros.

Audio

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

 

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