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Nicholas Branas (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1385
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1588.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book and offering a blessing. Traces of epigraphy on either side: νι|κολ||ο|σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλαος. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.μονυ
Μ̣ονμ,τΟ̣Ν̣
ρννπερ
σΚ̣επ..

[ὁ]μόνυμον μ(ε) τὸν [Β]ρανᾶν, π(άτ)ερ, σκέπ[οι(ς)]

Translation

ὁμόνυμον με τὸν Βρανᾶν, πάτερ, σκέποις.

(Holy) father, may you protect me, Branas, who shares your name.

Commentary

The owner of this seal is otherwise unattested in the sources.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1385
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1588.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1385
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1588.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1385
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1588.

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