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Niketas Ergodotes, ostiarios and hebdomarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Κ,–Λ|ΑΟ|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, bottom line not preserved. Border of dots.

ΚΕΘ
ΝΙΚ.ΤΑ
ΟΣΤΙΑΡ,
ΕΔΟΜΑΡ
ΤΟΕΡΓΟ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικ[ή]τᾳ ὀστιαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἑβδομαρ(ίῳ) το Ἐργο[δότῃ]

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Κ,–Λ|ΑΟ|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, bottom line not preserved. Border of dots.

ΚΕΘ
ΝΙΚ.ΤΑ
ΟΣΤΙΑΡ,
ΕΔΟΜΑΡ
ΤΟΕΡΓΟ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικ[ή]τᾳ ὀστιαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἑβδομαρ(ίῳ) το Ἐργο[δότῃ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2508
Diameter 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

Seibt, BBÖ, 1:275 (no. 2) (dated last third of eleventh century).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ ὀστιαρίῳ καὶ ἑβδομαρίῳ το Ἐργοδότῃ.

Lord, help Niketas Ergodotes, ostiarios and hebdomarios.