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John megas chartophylax. . . (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2554
Diameter 29 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Inscription: Ο|Λ: ἅγιος Νικολάος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ΚΕΟΘ,
ΤΟΣΟΔΙ
ΧΑΡΤΟ.
ΥΛΑΝΙ
..ΚΟ.
Τ,

Κύριε βοήθει τό σό δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μεγάλῳ χαρτοφύλακι . . .

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τό σό δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μεγάλῳ χαρτοφύλακι καὶ. . .

Lord, help your servant John, megas chartophylax and . . .

Commentary

The last three lines of the reverse inscription are not clear; we may read καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ κοιτῶνος, but the possible ΕΠ looks more like ΑΝ, and there seems to be too much space after the ΚΟ for just an Ι.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2554
Diameter 29 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2554
Diameter 29 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2554
Diameter 29 mm

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