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Nicholas metropolitan of Gangra (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4828
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Chipped at the top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 17.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1725.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ – θ̅. : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Remains of an inscription along the upper periphery, beginning at eight o'clock. No visible border.

.θκεRοηθειτσ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει τῷ σ[ῷ δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No visible border.

νικ
ολμ.
τροπολη
τηγγγ
ρον

Νικολάῳ μ[η]τροπολήτῃ Γαγγρον

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ μητροπολήτῃ Γαγγρον.

Mother of God, help your servant Nicholas, metropolitan of Gangra.

Commentary

The reading of this seal has been restored on the basis of its counterpart from the same boulloterion: see BZS.1955.1.4827.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4828
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Chipped at the top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 17.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1725.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4828
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Chipped at the top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 17.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1725.