You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Nikephoros Kotertzes, nobellisimos (eleventh century)

Nikephoros Kotertzes, nobellisimos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3442
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George holding a spear and shield. Traces of an inscription: |γε..|γι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώρ]γι(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

Σ̣̣.
.ηορ̣
..ελλι
ι̣μοτκ
τ̣ερι

σῷ δ[(ούλῳ) Νικ]ηφόρῳ [νω]βελλι[σ]ίμο τῷ Κ[ο]τέρτζι

Translation

[Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ Νικηφόρῳ νωβελλισίμο τῷ Κοτέρτζι.

Lord or Mother of God, help your servant Nikephoros Kotertzes, nobellisimos.