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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Half length of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̣̅Θ̣Υ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Nicholas, blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Κ̣Ο̣ΛΑ|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Obverse

Half length of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̣̅Θ̣Υ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Nicholas, blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Κ̣Ο̣ΛΑ|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3381
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 10.20.

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