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Niketas Kourtikios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3973
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2162 (reading the name as Kourtikes).

Obverse

Standing figure of the Mother of God. Faintly visible sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a cross above. Linear border.


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΠΑΝΑΓΝ.
ΝΙΚΗΤΑΝ
ΤΟΝΚΟΥΡ
ΤΙΚΗΝ

Σκέποις Πάναγνε Νικήταν τὸν Κουρτίκην

Translation

Σκέποις Πάναγνε Νικήταν τὸν Κουρτίκην.

All-Holy One, may you protect Niketas Kourtikios.

Commentary

An alternative reading of the surname on this seal might be Kourtikes. Jordanov (Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 245) suggests the reading Kourtikios and lists this seal along with other seals belonging to the representatives of the Kourtikios family.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3973
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2162 (reading the name as Kourtikes).

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3973
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2162 (reading the name as Kourtikes).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3973
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2162 (reading the name as Kourtikes).

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