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Niketas Kostomyres (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.543
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 13.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with medallion of Christ in front of her. Sigla: μρ̅θ.̅ : Μήτηρ Θεο. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines, bottom line missing. Border of dots.


.ΓΝΗΜΕ
.ΡΟΥΡΕΙ
.ΙΚΗΤΑΝ
Ο̣Σ..ΜΥ
...

γνή με φρούρει Νικήταν Κοστομύρην

Translation

Ἀγνή με φρούρει Νικήταν Κοστομύρην.

Immaculate one, protect me, Niketas Kostomyres.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.543
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 13.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.543
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 13.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.543
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 13.