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Niketas (imperial?) kandidatos

Accession number BZS.1947.2.451
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Heavily worn.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); visible in lower left quarter: Δ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

νικη
.νι


Νικήτᾳ βασιλικῷ? κανδιδάτ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ βασιλικῷ (?) κανδιδάτῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Niketas, imperial (?) kandidatos.

Commentary

The seal is heavily worn, rendering its reading uncertain. While we read the name on the reverse as Niketas, Nikephoros is also possible. We cannot be certain if there is room for the letter  abbreviation before the title kandidatos.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.451
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Heavily worn.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1947.2.451
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Heavily worn.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.451
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Heavily worn.

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