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Niketas (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas, blessing with right hand, and holding the Gospel in left hand. Inscription : |ΝΙΚ|Ο|Λ̣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Circular inscription along the circumference, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣,Θ,ΝΙΚΗΤ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικήτᾳ

Reverse

Bust of Saint Niketas, beardless. Inscription : Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|ΣΝ|Ι|ΚΙ|Τ : ὀ ἅγιος Νικήτα(ς). Border of dots.

Obverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas, blessing with right hand, and holding the Gospel in left hand. Inscription : |ΝΙΚ|Ο|Λ̣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Circular inscription along the circumference, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣,Θ,ΝΙΚΗΤ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικήτᾳ

Reverse

Bust of Saint Niketas, beardless. Inscription : Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|ΣΝ|Ι|ΚΙ|Τ : ὀ ἅγιος Νικήτα(ς). Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1209
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ.

Lord, help Niketas.