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Niketas synkellos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.221
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 236 (proposing two possible identifications of owners from the 1120s).

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist, holding a long cross. Inscription: |Ι|ΟΠΡ|Μ: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ενσυ
γκελοισ
προδμε
νικητα
σκεποιˊ

Ἐν συγκέλοις Πρόδρομε Νικήταν σκέποις

Translation

Ἐν συγκέλοις Πρόδρομε Νικήταν σκέποις.

Forerunner, among the synkelloi keep a watchful eye on Niketas.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.221
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 236 (proposing two possible identifications of owners from the 1120s).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.221
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 236 (proposing two possible identifications of owners from the 1120s).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.221
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 236 (proposing two possible identifications of owners from the 1120s).

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