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Nike(tas/phoros) deacon, imperial cleric, and chartophylax (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4717
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

Obverse

Cross with intricate fleurons in all four angles. Circular inscription within border of dots.

κεΟΗΘΕΙΤ...Δ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

·
ΝΙΚΗ
.ΔΙΑΚΟ,
Α,ΚΛΗˊ
ΧΑΡΤΟ.
ΥΛΑΚΙ
·

Νικητόρῳ διακόνῳ, βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ καὶ χαρτοφύλακι

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικ(ήτᾳ/ηφόρῳ) διακόνῳ, βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ καὶ χαρτοφύλακι.

Lord, help your servant Niketas/Nikephoros deacon, imperial cleric, and chartophylax.