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Nikephoros priest (twelfth/thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5679
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2179.

Obverse

The Virgin standing, holding the child. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΠΑΡΘΕΝΕ
ΣΟΝΘΥΤ
.ΙΚΗΦΟ
ΡΟΝ

Σκέποις παρθένε σόν θύτην Νικηφόρον

Translation

Σκέποις παρθένε σόν θύτην Νικηφόρον.

Virgin, may you protect your priest, Nikephoros.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5679
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2179.