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Niketas protovestes and judge of the Anatolikoi (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin standing orans. Sigla: ..ΘΥ̅: [Μήτηρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines followed by decoration. Border of dots.

Κ.
ΤΣΔ
ΝΙΚΗΤΑΑΕ
ΣΤΗΚΡΙΤΗ
ΤΝΑΝΑ
ΤΟΛΙΚ
 

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικῄτα πρωτοβέστῃ καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Obverse

The Virgin standing orans. Sigla: ..ΘΥ̅: [Μήτηρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines followed by decoration. Border of dots.

Κ.
ΤΣΔ
ΝΙΚΗΤΑΑΕ
ΣΤΗΚΡΙΤΗ
ΤΝΑΝΑ
ΤΟΛΙΚ
 

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικῄτα πρωτοβέστῃ καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2588
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικῄτα πρωτοβέστῃ καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Ἀνατολικῶν.

Theotokos, help your servant Niketas, protovestes and judge of the Anatolikoi.

Bibliography

  • Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and at the Fogg Museum of Art, Vol. 3: West, Northwest, and Central Asia Minor and the Orient (Open in Zotero)
  • Byzantine Lead Seals, Vol. 2 (Open in Zotero)
  • Byzantine Lead Seals, Vol. 1 (Open in Zotero)
  • Documents de sigillographie byzantine: La collection C. Orghidan (Open in Zotero)
  • Sceaux byzantins du Musée National de Varsovie (Open in Zotero)
  • Les listes de préséance byzantines des IXe et Xe siècles (Open in Zotero)
  • Byzantinische Rang- und Ämterstruktur im 8. und 9. Jahrhundert: Faktoren und Tendenzen ihrer Entwicklung (Open in Zotero)