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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ); flanking head of Christ within nimbus: .Σ̣̅ – .Σ̅: [Ἰ(ησοῦ)]ς [Χ(ριστὸ)]ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ι|ΚΟΛ|Α|Ο̣Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Obverse

The Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ); flanking head of Christ within nimbus: .Σ̣̅ – .Σ̅: [Ἰ(ησοῦ)]ς [Χ(ριστὸ)]ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ι|ΚΟΛ|Α|Ο̣Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3385
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 10.59.

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