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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin, seated on a high-back throne, holding a medallion of Christ before her. No surviving sigla. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Nicholas, standing, blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|̣|.|..Λ̣|Α̣Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ν[ικό]λαος. Border of dots.

Obverse

The Virgin, seated on a high-back throne, holding a medallion of Christ before her. No surviving sigla. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Nicholas, standing, blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|̣|.|..Λ̣|Α̣Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ν[ικό]λαος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3363
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 9.16.

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