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Nicholas bishop of Adrianoupolis (tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.151

Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 100.2.

Details

Diameter:
19 mm
Field:
15 mm
Condition:
Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Nicholas bishop of Adrianoupolis (tenth century)

A cross on three steps (X at the crossing) with fleurons rising on either side (up to cross bar). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

+ΚΕΟΗΘΕ.....ΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Nicholas bishop of Adrianoupolis (tenth century)

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

..Κ.Λ
ΟΕΠΙ/Κ
ΠΟΔΡΗΝ
ΠΟΛΕΟΣ


Νικολάο ἐπισκώπο Ἀδρηανωπόλεος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάο ἐπισκώπο Ἀδρηανωπόλεος.

Lord, help your servant Nicholas, bishop of Adrianopolis.

Audio

Commentary

The reading of the name is uncertain, but the remaining traces point to the restitution Νικόλαος.

On the bishopric of Adrianoupolis, see the entry for BZS 1958.106.93.

 

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