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Niketas Triphylles (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, appearing to hold the medallion of Christ before her. Details unclear. Epigraphy preserved at left: ̅: Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Also at left, remains of a circular inscription: ΗΠΝΓ: ἡ Παναγ[ία]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΦΡ
ΜΓΡ
Ν̣ΝΙΚ
ΤΤΡ
Λ̣ΛΗ

[σ]φρά[γισ]μα γρ[αφῶ]ν Νικ[ήτα] τοῦ Τρ[ιφύ]λλη

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, appearing to hold the medallion of Christ before her. Details unclear. Epigraphy preserved at left: ̅: Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Also at left, remains of a circular inscription: ΗΠΝΓ: ἡ Παναγ[ία]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΦΡ
ΜΓΡ
Ν̣ΝΙΚ
ΤΤΡ
Λ̣ΛΗ

[σ]φρά[γισ]μα γρ[αφῶ]ν Νικ[ήτα] τοῦ Τρ[ιφύ]λλη

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1955
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

σφράγισμα γραφῶν Νικήτα τοῦ Τριφύλλη.

Seal of the letters of Niketas Triphylles.

Commentary

It is possible that the owner of this seal is the same man attested as a proedros on BZS 1955.1.4016; see the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt's catalogue, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2670.