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Niketas imperial silentiarios (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.28
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Chipped along the top.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). In the quarters: τσ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

nhkḥ
tσιλ
ηκοσελη
.τιρ

Νηκήτᾳ βασιλικο σελη[ν]τιαρ(ίῳ)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νηκήτᾳ βασιλικο σεληντιαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, imperial silentiarios.