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Antonios archbishop of Nikopolis (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.9a.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 672.

Obverse

The Virgin standing holding Christ. Within concentric circles of dots, a circular inscription.

ΥΠΕΡΑΓΙΑΘΕΟΤΟΚΕΟΗΘΕΙ

Ὑπεραγία Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

 
ΤΣ
ΔΟΥΛΝ
ΤΝΗΡΧ
ΗΕΠΙΣΚΠ
ΝΗΚΠ
 

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀντωνήῳ ἀρχηεπισκώπῳ Νηκωπώλεως

Translation

Ὑπεραγία Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀντωνήῳ ἀρχηεπισκώπῳ Νηκωπώλεως.

All holy Mother of God, help your servant Antonios, archbishop of Nikopolis.

Commentary

For seals with the same invocation and similar iconography, see Dated Seals, nos. 50, 54, 57 (843-847 to 914-919), and BZS 1947.2.117.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.9a.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 672.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.9a.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 672.