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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Ν̣|Ι – |Ο|Λ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κ]όλαος. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Bust of St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ν|Ι – Κ|Ο|Λ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλ(αος). 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: ̣|Ν̣|Ι – |Ο|Λ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κ]όλαος. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Bust of St Nicholas blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: |Ν|Ι – Κ|Ο|Λ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2015
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 15.37.

Commentary

It is rare to have the same figure depicted on both the obverse and reverse of a seal.