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Nikephoros Maurokatakalon (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |Θ|Ε|Ο||Ρ|Ο,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡ
ΓΙΣΝΙΚΗ
Φ̣ΟΡΤΜΥ
ΡΟΚΤ
ΚΛΝ

σφραγὶς Νικηφόρου τοῦ Μαυροκατακάλων

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |Θ|Ε|Ο||Ρ|Ο,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡ
ΓΙΣΝΙΚΗ
Φ̣ΟΡΤΜΥ
ΡΟΚΤ
ΚΛΝ

σφραγὶς Νικηφόρου τοῦ Μαυροκατακάλων

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.140
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2685.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

σφραγὶς Νικηφόρου τοῦ Μαυροκατακάλων.

Seal of Nikephoros Maurokatakalon.