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Nikephoros Mesanyktes, spatharokandidatos and topoteretes (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.561
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Orghidan, no. 453.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |νι|κολ|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
νηκη
.ορ,σπθ
κ̣νˊτο
ποτηριτˊ
ομεσν̣.
κτη.
  

Νηκη[φ]όρ(ος) σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(ᾶτος) (καὶ) τοποτηριτ(ὴς) ὁ Μεσαν[ύ]κτη[ς]

Translation

Νηκηφόρος σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος καὶ τοποτηριτὴς ὁ Μεσανύκτης.

Nikephoros Mesanyktes, spatharokandidatos and topoteretes.

Commentary

For further references to the family name Mesanyktes, see Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2723.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.561
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Orghidan, no. 453.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.561
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Orghidan, no. 453.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.561
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Orghidan, no. 453.

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