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Niketas imperial cleric (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross with two transverse bars on steps (which are effaced). From its base arise a fleuron on each side. Circular inscription inside border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘ,..ΣΔ....

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

ΝΙΚΙ
ΤΑΚΛΙ.
ΗΚΟ

Νικίτᾳ βασιλικῷ κλιρηκό

Obverse

Cross with two transverse bars on steps (which are effaced). From its base arise a fleuron on each side. Circular inscription inside border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘ,..ΣΔ....

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

ΝΙΚΙ
ΤΑΚΛΙ.
ΗΚΟ

Νικίτᾳ βασιλικῷ κλιρηκό

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4735
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικίτᾳ βασιλικῷ κλιρηκό.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, imperial cleric.