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Niketas monk and synkellos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4908
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 14 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Niketas holding a cross. Inscription: |ΝΚ|ΗΤ|Α|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικήτας. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅εΘ
ΤΣΔ
ΝΙΚΗΤΑ
.ΣΥΓ
ΚΕΛΛ

Κύρει βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ μοναχ (καὶ) συγκέλλῳ

Translation

Κύρει βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ μοναχῷ καὶ συγκέλλῳ.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, monk and synkellos.