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Niketas imperial protospatharios and eparchos of the City (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding a medallion of Christ. Remains of a circular inscription: ΘΚΕΟΗΘ. : Border of dots.

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ[ει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

...ΗΤ
./ΣΠΘ
ϗ.ΠΡΧ
ΠΟΛΕ

[Νικ]ήτᾳ [β(ασιλικῷ)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) [ἐ]πάρχ(ῳ) Πόλεω[ς]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding a medallion of Christ. Remains of a circular inscription: ΘΚΕΟΗΘ. : Border of dots.

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ[ει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

...ΗΤ
./ΣΠΘ
ϗ.ΠΡΧ
ΠΟΛΕ

[Νικ]ήτᾳ [β(ασιλικῷ)] (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) [ἐ]πάρχ(ῳ) Πόλεω[ς]

Accession number BZS 1951.31.5.2703
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 22.7.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπάρχῳ Πόλεως.

Mother of God, help your servant Niketas imperial protospatharios and eparchos of the City.