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Niketas (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Epigraphy on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
Α̣γνη
Τ̣Ο̣νσον
Ν̣ικηταν
οικετ
σκεπ/

ἁγνή, τὸν σὸν Νικήταν οἰκέτην σκέπ(οις)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Epigraphy on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
Α̣γνη
Τ̣Ο̣νσον
Ν̣ικηταν
οικετ
σκεπ/

ἁγνή, τὸν σὸν Νικήταν οἰκέτην σκέπ(οις)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2396
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 42.

Translation

ἁγνή, τὸν σὸν Νικήταν οἰκέτην σκέποις.

Holy one, may you protect your servant Niketas.

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