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Thomas Marachas (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|ΚΟ–Λ|Α|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ΘΜΑ͂Ν
ΜΑΡΑΧΑ͂Ν
ΜΥΡΟΛΎΤΑ
ΣΚΈΠΟΙΣ
  

Θωμᾶν Μαραχᾶν, ὦ μυροβλήτα, σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|ΚΟ–Λ|Α|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ΘΜΑ͂Ν
ΜΑΡΑΧΑ͂Ν
ΜΥΡΟΛΎΤΑ
ΣΚΈΠΟΙΣ
  

Θωμᾶν Μαραχᾶν, ὦ μυροβλήτα, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3873
Diameter 33.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 956.

Translation

Θωμᾶν Μαραχᾶν, ὦ μυροβλήτα, σκέποις.

Fount of myrrh, may you protect Thomas Marachas.

Commentary

Note the accent marks.