Nikephoros I (802–3)?
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1955.1.4285 (formerly DO 55.1.4285)
DO Seals 6, no. 38.1; Zacos–Veglery, no. 43.
- 39 mm
- 33.89 g
The Mother of God standing, wearing a chiton and maphorion, and holding Christ on her left arm. Her right leg is bent at the knee. Christ has a nimbus cruciger, and he holds a scroll in his right hand. Invocative monograms reading [Θ]εοτόκε βοήθει at left and right. No visible border.
Θεοτόκε βοήθει Niciforos basileus Romaion.
Mother of God, help Nikephoros, basileus of the Romans.
- Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art, Volume 6: Emperors, Patriarchs of Constantinople, Addenda
- Byzantine Lead Seals, vol. 1
- Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, vol. 3, Leo III to Nicephorus III (717–1081)