Nikephoros I and Staurakios (803–11)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.654 (formerly DO 58.106.654)
DO Seals 6, no. 40.1; Zacos–Veglery, no. 46a. For a similar specimen, but not from the same boulloterion, see Likhachev, “Nekotorye,” 532, fig. 68.
- 31 mm
The Mother of God standing, wearing a chiton and maphorion, and holding Christ, who has a nimbus cruciger, on her left arm. Invocative monograms reading [Θ]εοτόκε βοήθει at left and right. No visible border.
Θεοτόκε βοήθει Niciforos καὶ Stauracios basilis Romaion.
Mother of God, help Nikephoros and Staurakios, basileis of the Romans.