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Nicholas (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at right: Λ|Α|ΟΣ: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικό]λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΝ
ΝΙΚΟΛΑΕ
ΜΕΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

ὁμώνυμόν σον, Νικόλαε, μὲ σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at right: Λ|Α|ΟΣ: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικό]λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΝ
ΝΙΚΟΛΑΕ
ΜΕΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

ὁμώνυμόν σον, Νικόλαε, μὲ σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2545
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1629.

Translation

ὁμώνυμόν σον, Νικόλαε, μὲ σκέποις.

Nicholas, may you protect me, (your servant) of the same name.

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