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Nicholas Chaldos, vestes and strategos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St Nicholas standing, turned slightly to his right with his hands upraised towards the manus Dei. Epigraphy on either side: |νι|κ|ολ|αο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
σφρα
γησνικο
λαεστ
Sστρατηγ,
του.αλ


σφραγὴς Νικολάου βέστου (καὶ) στρατηγ(οῦ) τοῦ [Χ]άλδου

Obverse

St Nicholas standing, turned slightly to his right with his hands upraised towards the manus Dei. Epigraphy on either side: |νι|κ|ολ|αο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
σφρα
γησνικο
λαεστ
Sστρατηγ,
του.αλ


σφραγὴς Νικολάου βέστου (καὶ) στρατηγ(οῦ) τοῦ [Χ]άλδου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1157
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm

Translation

σφραγὴς Νικολάου βέστου καὶ στρατηγοῦ τοῦ Χάλδου.

Seal of Nicholas Chaldos, vestes and strategos.