You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Anonymous (tenth/eleventh century)

Anonymous (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans (her arms are effaced). Sigla: ̣̅Θ̣̅. : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cross on three steps, an X at the intersection of the arms, which end in pellets; tendrils spring from the base, sigla in upper quadrants and abbreviated inscription in lower quadrants. Sigla: ΙΧ̅. : Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστὸ)[ς]. Abbreviated inscription: Ν̅Κ̅ : Ν(ι)κ(ᾷ). Border of dots.

 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans (her arms are effaced). Sigla: ̣̅Θ̣̅. : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cross on three steps, an X at the intersection of the arms, which end in pellets; tendrils spring from the base, sigla in upper quadrants and abbreviated inscription in lower quadrants. Sigla: ΙΧ̅. : Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστὸ)[ς]. Abbreviated inscription: Ν̅Κ̅ : Ν(ι)κ(ᾷ). Border of dots.

 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3408
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 5.1.