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Niketas vestes and eidikos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St Niketas standing, holding a spear and shield. Traces of sigla at left: Ν|ι|κ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικ[ήτας]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

.ιτ
ο̣υλνι
η̣τεσ
.ηει,
κ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθε]ι τῷ [σῷ δ]ούλῳ Νι[κ]ήτᾳ βέσ[τ]ῃ (καὶ) εἰδ(ι)κ(ῷ)

Obverse

St Niketas standing, holding a spear and shield. Traces of sigla at left: Ν|ι|κ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικ[ήτας]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

.ιτ
ο̣υλνι
η̣τεσ
.ηει,
κ,

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθε]ι τῷ [σῷ δ]ούλῳ Νι[κ]ήτᾳ βέσ[τ]ῃ (καὶ) εἰδ(ι)κ(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.951
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ βέστῃ καὶ εἰδικῷ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, vestes and eidikos.