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Niketas monk and priest (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Presentation of the Virgin in the temple ("the holy of holies"); below the ciborium, Zacharias at left, Anna at right, Virgin in middle, Angel off to upper left. Inscription in column above: Τ,.ΓΙΑ|ΤΟΝ|ΑΓ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θκεο
.θεινικη
.αμονα..
.αιπρε.
υτε.


Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ μοναχῷ καὶ πρεσβυτέρ

Obverse

Presentation of the Virgin in the temple ("the holy of holies"); below the ciborium, Zacharias at left, Anna at right, Virgin in middle, Angel off to upper left. Inscription in column above: Τ,.ΓΙΑ|ΤΟΝ|ΑΓ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θκεο
.θεινικη
.αμονα..
.αιπρε.
υτε.


Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ μοναχῷ καὶ πρεσβυτέρ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4893
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1888.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ μοναχῷ καὶ πρεσβυτέρῳ.

Theotokos, help Niketas monk and priest.