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Antonios archbishop of Nikopolis (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3121
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die; oxidated, obliterated.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.9b.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 672.

Obverse

The Virgin standing holding Christ. Within concentric circles of dots, a circular inscription.

ΥΠΕΡΑΓΙΑΘΕΟΤΟΚΕΟΗΘΕΙ

Ὑπεραγία Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

 
ΤΣ
ΔΟΥΛΝ
ΤΝΗΡΧ
ΗΕΠΙΣΚΠ
ΝΗΚΠ
 

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀντωνήῳ ἀρχηεπισκώπῳ Νηκωπώλεως

Translation

Ὑπεραγία Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀντωνήῳ ἀρχηεπισκώπῳ Νηκωπώλεως.

All holy Mother of God, help your servant Antonios, archbishop of Nikopolis.

Commentary

The reading of this seal comes from the parallel BZS.1958.106.5, a seal from the same boulloterion that is perfectly preserved. See also the commentary to that entry.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3121
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die; oxidated, obliterated.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.9b.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 672.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3121
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die; oxidated, obliterated.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.9b.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 672.