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Niketas kouboukleisios and episkeptites (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Agathonikos, nimbate, holding the martyr's cross in l. hand. Columnar inscription to l. and r.: |Α|ΓΑ|Θ|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἀγαθόνικος. Circular inscription within border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΩΣΩΔΟ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


νηκ,
τακ
κλισ,ε
πησκε
πτιτ,
·

Νηκήτᾳ κουβουκλισίῳ καὶ ἐπησκεπτίτ

Obverse

Bust of St. Agathonikos, nimbate, holding the martyr's cross in l. hand. Columnar inscription to l. and r.: |Α|ΓΑ|Θ|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἀγαθόνικος. Circular inscription within border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΩΣΩΔΟ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


νηκ,
τακ
κλισ,ε
πησκε
πτιτ,
·

Νηκήτᾳ κουβουκλισίῳ καὶ ἐπησκεπτίτ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4603
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νηκήτᾳ κουβουκλισίῳ καὶ ἐπησκεπτίτῃ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas kouboukleisios and episkeptites.