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Niketas synkellos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.221

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 236 (proposing two possible identifications of owners from the 1120s).

Details

Diameter:
17 mm
Field:
13 mm

Obverse

Niketas synkellos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Bust of St. John the Baptist, holding a long cross. Inscription: |Ι|ΟΠΡ|Μ: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Niketas synkellos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ενσυ
γκελοισ
προδμε
νικητα
σκεποιˊ

Ἐν συγκέλοις Πρόδρομε Νικήταν σκέποις

Translation

Ἐν συγκέλοις Πρόδρομε Νικήταν σκέποις.

Forerunner, among the synkelloi keep a watchful eye on Niketas.

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