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Niketas son of the judge (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3359
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Rosace pattern. Border of pellets within a double border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines, a decoration below. Indeterminate border.

ΕΠΙΔΕ
ΘΕΟΤΟΚΕ
ΤΟΣΔΝ
.ΚΗΤ,ΤΥ̅
ΤΚΡΙΤΟ


Ἔπιδε Θεοτόκε τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτ τῷ υῷ τοῦ κριτοῦ

Translation

Ἔπιδε Θεοτόκε τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ τῷ υἱῷ τοῦ κριτοῦ.

Mother of God, watch over your servant Niketas son of the judge. 

Commentary

The absence of a channel suggests that this specimen is a token or tessera. Note the ligature of tau and omega in the fourth line.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3359
Diameter 21 mm

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3359
Diameter 21 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3359
Diameter 21 mm

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