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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas, blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ι|,Λ|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps, an X at the larger cross-arms; the cross arms end in a larger central roundel and flanked by smaller roundels from the flaring terminating arms; vine tendrils spring from the base of the cross. Border of dots.          

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas, blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ι|,Λ|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps, an X at the larger cross-arms; the cross arms end in a larger central roundel and flanked by smaller roundels from the flaring terminating arms; vine tendrils spring from the base of the cross. Border of dots.          

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1838
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 15.18.