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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: |Ν|Ι.Ο|Λ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κ]όλ[αος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

..Φ̣ΡΑ
...ΕΙΜΙ
Τ̣.Ν̣ΓΡΑ.Η̣
Ν̣ΛΕ
Π
ΝΝΟ
Ε̣Ι̣

[οὗ σ]φρα[γίς] εἰμι τ[ὴ]ν γρα[φ]ὴν βλέπων νόει

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: |Ν|Ι.Ο|Λ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κ]όλ[αος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

..Φ̣ΡΑ
...ΕΙΜΙ
Τ̣.Ν̣ΓΡΑ.Η̣
Ν̣ΛΕ
Π
ΝΝΟ
Ε̣Ι̣

[οὗ σ]φρα[γίς] εἰμι τ[ὴ]ν γρα[φ]ὴν βλέπων νόει

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3318
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1708j.

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

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.