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Nicholas ek prosopou of Crete (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3294
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Half missing, broken along the channel.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 36.3.
D. Tsougarakis, REB 48 (1990) 245, no. 4.
Cf. SBS 2 (1990) 150, no. 53.

Obverse

Bust of St. Titos, offering a blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription:    : Ὁ ἅγιος Τῖτος. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines followed by decoration. No visible border.

ΦΡΑ
ΚΗΤ
.ΠΡΟΣ
ΤΗΣ
ΡΙΤΗΣ

Σφραγὶς Νικήτα ἐκ προσώπου τῆς Κρίτης

Translation

Σφραγὶς Νικήτα ἐκ προσώπου τῆς Κρίτης.

Seal of Niketas ek prosopou of Crete.

Commentary

The legend is in dodecasyllabic verse which explains why the article was added before Κρήτης.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3294
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Half missing, broken along the channel.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 36.3.
D. Tsougarakis, REB 48 (1990) 245, no. 4.
Cf. SBS 2 (1990) 150, no. 53.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3294
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Half missing, broken along the channel.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 36.3.
D. Tsougarakis, REB 48 (1990) 245, no. 4.
Cf. SBS 2 (1990) 150, no. 53.

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