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Niketas and John, monks (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with both hands open before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε
..ηθει
..κητ
Ι̅τοισ
Χ̅Χ̅

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ καὶ Ἰωάννῃ τοῖς μοναχοῖς

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with both hands open before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε
..ηθει
..κητ
Ι̅τοισ
Χ̅Χ̅

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ καὶ Ἰωάννῃ τοῖς μοναχοῖς

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.462
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1423.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ καὶ Ἰωάννῃ τοῖς μοναχοῖς.

Theotokos, help the monks Niketas and John.