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Nikephoros Hexakonites, imperial protospatharios and epi tou manglabiou (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4550
Diameter 28 mm

Obverse

Bust of St Peter holding a staff cross over his left shoulder and offering a blessing with his right hand. Inscription on either side: Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|ΣΠΕ|ΤΡ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅγιος Πέτρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΝΙΚΗ̣
ΦΟ̣Ρ,ˋΣ
ΠΘ,ΕΠΙ
ΤΟΥΜΓΛ
,ΟΕ
ΚΟΝΙΤ

Νικηφόρ(ος) β(ασιλικὸς) (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγ(γ)λαβ(ίου) ὁ Ἑξανκονίτ(ης)

Translation

Νικηφόρος βασιλικὸς πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγγλαβίου ὁ Ἑξανκονίτης.

Nikephoros Hexakonites, imperial protospatharios and epi tou manglaviou.