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Anonymous (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3568
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Corroded.

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas; details indistinct. Traces of sigla on either side: .|Ν|ΙΚ|ΟΛ|ΑΟ|Σ: [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross.

ΤΙ
ΝΟΣΡΑΓ
ΤΓΡΑ
ΛΕΠΝ
Ν̣Ο̣Ε̣Ι̣

οὗτινος <σ>φραγ(ὶς) τὴν γραφ(ὴν) βλέπων νόει

Translation

οὗτινος σφραγὶς τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει.

Know whose seal (this is) by looking at the letter.

Commentary

An unusual inscription that should be added to the corpus of metrical seals assembled by Wassiliou-Seibt.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3568
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Corroded.