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Nicholas primikerios of the oikonomos of the Great Church (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a bearded male saint holding a book in his right hand (probably St. Nicholas). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

νικο
λ,πριμι
κηρ,τυ
κονομ,τ
εκλη

Νικόλ(αος) πριμικήρ(ιος) τοῦ ὐκονόμου τ(ῆς) Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκλη(σίας)

Obverse

Bust of a bearded male saint holding a book in his right hand (probably St. Nicholas). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

νικο
λ,πριμι
κηρ,τυ
κονομ,τ
εκλη

Νικόλ(αος) πριμικήρ(ιος) τοῦ ὐκονόμου τ(ῆς) Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκλη(σίας)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3130
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.41a; Laurent, Corpus 5.1: no. 60. Laurent illustrates a Paris specimen.

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