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Gregory metropolitan of Nikomedeia (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); the Ο at the top is lost. In the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. No border visible.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No border visible.

ΓΡΗΓΟ
ΡΙΜΗΤΡΟ
ΠΟΛΙΤΗΝΙΚ
ΟΜΙΔ/

Γρηγορίῳ μητροπολίτῃ Νικομιδείας

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); the Ο at the top is lost. In the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. No border visible.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No border visible.

ΓΡΗΓΟ
ΡΙΜΗΤΡΟ
ΠΟΛΙΤΗΝΙΚ
ΟΜΙΔ/

Γρηγορίῳ μητροπολίτῃ Νικομιδείας

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4810
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 77.5.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1718.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1959.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γρηγορίῳ μητροπολίτῃ Νικομιδείας.

Mother of God, help your servant Gregory, metropolitan of Nikomedeia.

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)
  • Le Corpus des sceaux de l’empire byzantin (Open in Zotero)
  • Byzantine Lead Seals, Vol. 1 (Open in Zotero)
  • Le livre du préfet; ou, L’édit de l’empereur Léon le Sage sur les corporations de Constantinople (Open in Zotero)
  • Die Städte Kleinasiens im 7. und 8. Jahrhundert (Open in Zotero)