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Niketas hypatos (seventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5387
Diameter 26 mm


Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει


Cruciform monogram, reading Νικήτᾳ; in the quarters: ΥΠ.|ΤΩ. Wreath border.

Νικήτᾳ ὑπάτῳ


Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ ὑπάτῳ.

Theotokos, help Niketas hypatos.


The right portion of the reverse monogram is cut off, but the left bar of the Η seems present, and the reading is thus likely Niketas.