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Zacharias metropolitan of Neokaisareia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4843
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 29.8.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 491 (not illustrated), published a similar seal, which, judging from the differences in lettering, appears to come from a different boulloterion.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. Inscription in two columns: .|ν|ι-κ|ο|λ, : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλ(αος). Traces of a circular inscription, beginning at seven o'clock:

...εR.ηθ.........λ

[Κ(ύρι)]ε β[ο]ήθ[ει τῷ σῷ δού]λ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

+ζαχα
.ιαμιτρ
οπολιτη
νεοSσα
ρειασ

Ζαχα[ρ]ίᾳ μιτροπολίτῃ Νεο(και)σαρείας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ζαχαρίᾳ μιτροπολίτῃ Νεοκαισαρείας.

Lord, help your servant Zacharias, metropolitan of Neokaisareia.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4843
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 29.8.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 491 (not illustrated), published a similar seal, which, judging from the differences in lettering, appears to come from a different boulloterion.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4843
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 29.8.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 491 (not illustrated), published a similar seal, which, judging from the differences in lettering, appears to come from a different boulloterion.

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