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Nikephoros Tiki[...]ama, vestarches (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St Theodore stands facing with shield in his left hand. Sigla visible on right side: ||Ο|Ρ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε]ώδορ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κε.
νηκΙ̣φ
εσταρ
ττικ..
ΑΜΑ

Κ(ύρι)ε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Νηκιφ[όρ(ῳ)] βεστάρ[χῃ] τῷ Τικι...αμα

Obverse

St Theodore stands facing with shield in his left hand. Sigla visible on right side: ||Ο|Ρ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε]ώδορ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κε.
νηκΙ̣φ
εσταρ
ττικ..
ΑΜΑ

Κ(ύρι)ε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Νηκιφ[όρ(ῳ)] βεστάρ[χῃ] τῷ Τικι...αμα

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1040
Diameter 17.0 mm
Condition Heavy wear on the left side of the obverse.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νηκεφόρῳ βεστάρχῃ τῷ Τικι...αμα.

Lord, help Nikephoros Tiki...ama, vestarches.