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Niketas (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Double cross, with X on first crossing, on steps, with ornamental flowers. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. A pellet below. Border of dots.

Κe̅̅,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΝΗΚΙΤ,
·

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Νηκίτ(ᾳ)

Obverse

Double cross, with X on first crossing, on steps, with ornamental flowers. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. A pellet below. Border of dots.

Κe̅̅,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΝΗΚΙΤ,
·

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Νηκίτ(ᾳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2267
Diameter 22.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νηκίτᾳ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas.