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Niketas Sarantenos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Niketas standing, holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Lettering on either side: |ν|ι|κητ|α. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικήτα[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ρ̣τυσ
π̣οισμε
α̣ν̣τ
ι̣κηταν

[μά]ρτυς, [σκ]έποις με [Σαρ]αντην[ὸ(ν) Ν]ικήταν

Obverse

St. Niketas standing, holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Lettering on either side: |ν|ι|κητ|α. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικήτα[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ρ̣τυσ
π̣οισμε
α̣ν̣τ
ι̣κηταν

[μά]ρτυς, [σκ]έποις με [Σαρ]αντην[ὸ(ν) Ν]ικήταν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1034
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1391.

Translation

μάρτυς, σκέποις με Σαραντηνὸν Νικήταν.

Martyr, may you protect me, Niketas Sarantenos.

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