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Nikephoros proedros and praitor of the Anatolikoi (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ on her breast. Sigla: ̅ :Μή(τη)ρ [Θεοῦ]. Border of tight dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No border visible.

.....
ΚΗΦΟΡΟ
ΟΕΔΡ
ΡΑΙΤΡ,
ΝΑΝΑΤ
ΛΙΚ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικηφόρο προέδρῳ καὶ πραίτωρι τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ on her breast. Sigla: ̅ :Μή(τη)ρ [Θεοῦ]. Border of tight dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No border visible.

.....
ΚΗΦΟΡΟ
ΟΕΔΡ
ΡΑΙΤΡ,
ΝΑΝΑΤ
ΛΙΚ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικηφόρο προέδρῳ καὶ πραίτωρι τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1486
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 86.38.
Cf. Lihačev, IZIGI, Appendix, p. VII, no. 15.

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