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Nicholas Stypes (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3933
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel from the Seyrig collection edited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1515 (to which this specimen should be added).

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: Μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines (presumably beginning with a cross). Superscript letter with abbreviation above the first line. Border of dots.

ν̣ικοδε
σ̣ποινατο,
̣υπ,σ
ποισ

Νικόλ(αον), δέσποινα, τὸ(ν) Στυπῆν σ(κέ)ποις

Translation

Νικόλαον, δέσποινα, τὸν Στυπῆν σκέποις.

Lady, may you protect Nicholas Stypes.

Commentary

The abbreviation mark after the owner's name appears to be superfluous.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3933
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel from the Seyrig collection edited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1515 (to which this specimen should be added).

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3933
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel from the Seyrig collection edited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1515 (to which this specimen should be added).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3933
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel from the Seyrig collection edited in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1515 (to which this specimen should be added).

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