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Niketas imperial a sabanis (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I); in the quarters: νικ.|.α. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικ[ήτ]ᾳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

Β
σιλικ
σβ
νι

βασιλικῷ ἀσάβανι

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I); in the quarters: νικ.|.α. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικ[ήτ]ᾳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

Β
σιλικ
σβ
νι

βασιλικῷ ἀσάβανι

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.144
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos, no. 2232.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ βασιλικῷ ἀσάβανι.

Mother of God, help Niketas a sabanis.

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