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Niketas gerokomos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4974
Diameter 16 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing, and holding a book. Inscription in columns: |Ν|ΙΚ|Ο|Λ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡΑΦ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΖ,
ΝΙΚΗΤΑ
ΓΗΡΟΚ,
Μ,

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Νικήτᾳ γηροκόμου

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Νικήτᾳ γηροκόμου.

I seal the letters of Niketas the gerokomos.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.