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Nicholas notarios (?) (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2751
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

[α] - ι - κ - [λ] - ν - ο

Νικολ[ά]ου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

[α] - ι - ν - ο - ρ - τ - υ

νοτ[α]ρίου

Translation

Νικολάου νοταρίου.

(Seal of) Nicholas notarios.

Commentary

Both monograms on this seal are not truly resolved; there is no apparent α in either, though it is possible that an α is contained in the Ν on the reverse (and even on the obverse), or that the broken top letter of the obverse cruciform is a λ/α. With this seal as is, no more satisfying resolution can be found.