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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Τhe Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: Μ̅Θ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Ν̣Ι|Κ̣Λ|Α|. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λα[ο](ς). Border of dots.

 

Obverse

Τhe Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: Μ̅Θ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Ν̣Ι|Κ̣Λ|Α|. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λα[ο](ς). Border of dots.

 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3394
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 10.16.

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