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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3352
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Condition Effaced, and chipped on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2112.

Obverse

Poorly preserved bust of a saint (to be identified reverse inscription as St. Nikephoros) holding a martyr's cross. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

σκεπ,
μετον
σονοικε
τη...Κ̣η
φορε

σκέπ(ε) με τὸν σὸν οἰκέτη[ν, Νι]κηφόρε

Translation

σκέπε με τὸν σὸν οἰκέτην, Νικηφόρε.

Nikephoros, protect your servant.

Commentary

It cannot be assumed from the invocation to the saint that the owner's name was Nikephoros.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3352
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Condition Effaced, and chipped on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2112.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3352
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Condition Effaced, and chipped on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2112.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3352
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Condition Effaced, and chipped on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2112.

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