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Nikephoros imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (x at first crossbar) mounted on three steps. Fleurons rising to the first crossbar. Crosses of dots. Along the circumference, an invocation. Border of dots.

κεο......σουλ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

νικη
φορ,ˊαˊσπ
αθ,επιτ
χρυοτρι
κλιν

Νικηφόρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (x at first crossbar) mounted on three steps. Fleurons rising to the first crossbar. Crosses of dots. Along the circumference, an invocation. Border of dots.

κεο......σουλ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

νικη
φορ,ˊαˊσπ
αθ,επιτ
χρυοτρι
κλιν

Νικηφόρ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.148
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου.

Lord, help your servant Nikephoros imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.