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Niketas patrikios, imperial protospatharios and koitonites (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A wagon wheel pattern with letters at each end. A border of pellets enclosed within concentric circles of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

νικη
τπρικ
σπ.
Sκοιτ.
νιτη̣

Νικήτᾳ π(ατ)ρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) κοιτ[ω]νίτῃ

Obverse

A wagon wheel pattern with letters at each end. A border of pellets enclosed within concentric circles of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

νικη
τπρικ
σπ.
Sκοιτ.
νιτη̣

Νικήτᾳ π(ατ)ρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπα[θ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) κοιτ[ω]νίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1937
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ κοιτωνίτῃ.

Mother of God, help Niketas patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and koitonites.