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Niketas (eleventh century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: |Ν|ΙΚΟ|ΛΑ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΣΝΙΚΗ
Τ,ΤΠΟΘ
ΣΙΚΕΤ
  

σφραγὶς Νικήτ(α) τοῦ πόθῳ σοῦ ἱκέτου

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: |Ν|ΙΚΟ|ΛΑ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΣΝΙΚΗ
Τ,ΤΠΟΘ
ΣΙΚΕΤ
  

σφραγὶς Νικήτ(α) τοῦ πόθῳ σοῦ ἱκέτου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1534
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2677.

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

Translation

σφραγὶς Νικήτα τοῦ πόθῳ σοῦ ἱκέτου.

Seal of Niketas, your devoted servant.