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Niketas patrikios and strategos of Sicily (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5291
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Bent.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.20b.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2256.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No visible border.

ΝΙΚΗΤ
ΠΤΡΗΚ/
Κ/ΣΤΡ/Τ
ΣΙΚ

Νικήτᾳ πατρηκίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῆς Σικελίας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ πατρηκίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῆς Σικελίας.

Theotokos, help your servant Niketas patrikios and strategos of Sicily.

Commentary

The reading of this seal has been restored with reference to its counterpart from the same boulloterion: BZS 1955.1.1102. See also the commentary to that entry.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5291
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Bent.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.20b.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2256.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5291
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Bent.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.20b.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2256.