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Nicholas patrikios and katepano of Chaldia and Mesopotamia (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription on either side: |ν|η-κ||λ, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νηκώλ(αος). Circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κεRοη...τσδ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

+νικ..
απατρι
.ικατε
παν,χαλδ
ασSμεσο
ποτα,

Νικ[ολ]άῳ πατρι[κ]ίῳ, κατεπάν(ω) Χαλδ[ί]ας (καὶ) Μεσοποτα(μίας)

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription on either side: |ν|η-κ||λ, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νηκώλ(αος). Circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κεRοη...τσδ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

+νικ..
απατρι
.ικατε
παν,χαλδ
ασSμεσο
ποτα,

Νικ[ολ]άῳ πατρι[κ]ίῳ, κατεπάν(ω) Χαλδ[ί]ας (καὶ) Μεσοποτα(μίας)