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Niketas, patrikos and magistros (seventh/eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2951

Details

Diameter:
25 mm
Field:
20 mm

Obverse

Niketas, patrikos and magistros (seventh/eighth century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - ι - κ - ν - τ

Νικίτᾳ

Reverse

Niketas, patrikos and magistros (seventh/eighth century)

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΠΤΡ
ΙΚΙΟΥΜ
ΓΙΣΤΡ
ΟΥ

πατρικίου καὶ μαγίστρου

Translation

Νικίτᾳ πατρικίου καὶ μαγίστρου.

(Seal of) Niketas patrikios and magistros.

Audio

Commentary

The obverse monogram seems to read the name Niketas but contains a misspelling caused by iotacization, as it uses a I in place of a Η (Νικήτᾳ).

 

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