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Niketas Xiphilinos, judge and koiaistor (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.


ΧΡΗΖ̣ΕΙΣ
ΜΑΘΕΙΝ
ΓΝΡΙΖΕ
ΚΟΙΑΙΣΤ
ΡΑΜΕ

χρήζεις μαθεῖν; γνώριζε κοιαίστωρά με 

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΡ.Τ
ΝΙΚΗ̣ΤΑΝ
ΤΟΝΙΦΙ
ΛΙΝ.ΝΓ
ΕΝΟΣ

κρ[ι]τὴν Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλίν[ο]ν γένος

Obverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.


ΧΡΗΖ̣ΕΙΣ
ΜΑΘΕΙΝ
ΓΝΡΙΖΕ
ΚΟΙΑΙΣΤ
ΡΑΜΕ

χρήζεις μαθεῖν; γνώριζε κοιαίστωρά με 

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΡ.Τ
ΝΙΚΗ̣ΤΑΝ
ΤΟΝΙΦΙ
ΛΙΝ.ΝΓ
ΕΝΟΣ

κρ[ι]τὴν Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλίν[ο]ν γένος

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.152
Diameter 31.0 mm
Previous Editions

See PBW: Niketas 126 (seal dated to the year 1098).

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

χρήζεις μαθεῖν; γνώριζε κοιαίστωρά με κριτὴν Νικήταν τὸν Ξιφιλίνον γένος.

Do you wish to find out? Know that I am the koiaistor and judge Niketas, Xiphilinos by descent.