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Nicholas despotes (twelfth/thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.293
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas extending a blessing with his right hand and holding the Gospel in his left. Inscription: οα|γι|οσν|ι|κο|λα|ο, : Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a cross. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑΓ,
ΠΕΦΥΚΑ
ΝΙΚΟΛΑ
ΔΕΣΠΟ
ΤΟ

Σφραγις πέφυκα Νικολάου δεσπότου

Translation

Σφραγις πέφυκα Νικολάου δεσπότου.

I am the seal of the despotes Nicholas.