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Nicholas (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy: ν|.κ|ο|λ|οσ : [ὁ ἅγιος] Ν[ι]κόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ομνυ
μονσκεπ,
μεσον
λονμ
κρ

ὁμώνυμον σκέπ(οις) με σὸν δούλον, μάκαρ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy: ν|.κ|ο|λ|οσ : [ὁ ἅγιος] Ν[ι]κόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ομνυ
μονσκεπ,
μεσον
λονμ
κρ

ὁμώνυμον σκέπ(οις) με σὸν δούλον, μάκαρ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3680
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1680b.

Translation

ὁμώνυμον σκέποις με σὸν δούλον, μάκαρ.

Blessèd one, may you protect your servant of the same name.

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