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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1033
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1736.

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla on either side: |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο|Λ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΤΙ
ΝΟΣΕΙΜΙ
ΗΓΡΑΦ,
ΟΡΟΝΟ
Ε̣Ι

οὗτινός εἰμι ἡ γραφ(ὴ) ὁρο(ν) νόει

Translation

οὗτινός εἰμι ἡ γραφὴ ὁρον νόει.

Once you see (the letter) know whose letter I am.

Commentary

Note that the letter N in the fourth line does double duty as the last letter of ὁρῶν and first of νόει.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1033
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1736.