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John (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1875
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2097.

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |ΝΙ|ΚΟΛ|Ο|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣΜΕ
ΠΕΡΣΟΝ
ΛΤΡΗΝ
Ι̅

σκέποις με, π(άτ)ερ, σὸν λάτρην Ἰω(άννην)

Translation

σκέποις με, πάτερ, σὸν λάτρην Ἰωάννην.

Father, may you protect me, your servant John.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1875
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2097.