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Niketas (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with nimbus and medallion of Christ. Sigla : Μ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). A circular inscription along the circumference between double border of dots.

.ρφ..φργι.

[γρ]αφὰ[ς σ]φραγί[ζ]ω

Reverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas, with nimbus, holding book in left hand. Inscription in two columns : |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο|Λ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). A circular inscription along the circumference between double border of dots.

ΛΟΓΟΥΣΤΟΥΝΙ̣.Η̣Τ̣

(καὶ) λόγους τοῦ Νι[κ]ήτα

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with nimbus and medallion of Christ. Sigla : Μ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). A circular inscription along the circumference between double border of dots.

.ρφ..φργι.

[γρ]αφὰ[ς σ]φραγί[ζ]ω

Reverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas, with nimbus, holding book in left hand. Inscription in two columns : |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο|Λ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). A circular inscription along the circumference between double border of dots.

ΛΟΓΟΥΣΤΟΥΝΙ̣.Η̣Τ̣

(καὶ) λόγους τοῦ Νι[κ]ήτα

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3640
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

This inscription should be listed along with the examples cited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 411b.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους τοῦ Νικήτα.

I seal the letters and correspondence of Niketas.