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Niketas Koustas (?) (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2986
Diameter 16 mm
Condition Struck off-center; partially effaced.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla: Μ̅ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε
,Θ,ΝΙ
ΚΗΤΑ
.ΟΥΣ
ΤΑ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ Κούστᾳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ Κούστᾳ.

Mother of God, help Niketas Koustas.

Commentary

The reading of the name on this seal is provisional and cannot be established with certainty until a better preserved parallel becomes known.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2986
Diameter 16 mm
Condition Struck off-center; partially effaced.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2986
Diameter 16 mm
Condition Struck off-center; partially effaced.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2986
Diameter 16 mm
Condition Struck off-center; partially effaced.

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