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Niketas Triphylles (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1955
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, appearing to hold the medallion of Christ before her. Details unclear. Epigraphy preserved at left: ̅: Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Also at left, remains of a circular inscription: ΗΠΝΓ: ἡ Παναγ[ία]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΦΡ
ΜΓΡ
Ν̣ΝΙΚ
ΤΤΡ
Λ̣ΛΗ

[σ]φρά[γισ]μα γρ[αφῶ]ν Νικ[ήτα] τοῦ Τρ[ιφύ]λλη

Translation

σφράγισμα γραφῶν Νικήτα τοῦ Τριφύλλη.

Seal of the letters of Niketas Triphylles.

Commentary

It is possible that the owner of this seal is the same man attested as a proedros on BZS 1955.1.4016; see the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt's catalogue, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2670.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1955
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.
Accession number BZS.1958.106.1955
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.