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Niketas Areobindenos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: |ν|ικ,|λ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ̣.,θ,
...υ
.ν̣ι̣κητ,
τορε
,δ̣ιν,

Κ[(ύρι)ε] β(οή)θ(ει) [τῷ σ]ῷ ὐ(κέ)[τ(ῃ)] Νικήτ(ᾳ) το Ἀρεωβ(ιν)διν(ῷ)

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: |ν|ικ,|λ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κ̣.,θ,
...υ
.ν̣ι̣κητ,
τορε
,δ̣ιν,

Κ[(ύρι)ε] β(οή)θ(ει) [τῷ σ]ῷ ὐ(κέ)[τ(ῃ)] Νικήτ(ᾳ) το Ἀρεωβ(ιν)διν(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2960
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ ὐκέτῃ Νικήτᾳ το Ἀρεωβινδινῷ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas Areobindenos.