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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St Nicholas turned to the right with his right hand extended towards the manus Dei. Sigla on either side: |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο|Λ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.

  
ΟΥΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΓΡΑΦ
ΓΝΕΙ
ΛΕΠ
  

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν γνώσει βλέπω(ν)

Obverse

Standing figure of St Nicholas turned to the right with his right hand extended towards the manus Dei. Sigla on either side: |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο|Λ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.

  
ΟΥΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΓΡΑΦ
ΓΝΕΙ
ΛΕΠ
  

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν γνώσει βλέπω(ν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4877
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1711r.

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν γνώσει βλέπων.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.

Commentary