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Gregory Taronites, protonobellisimos and doux (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.793
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

See Stratos Nikolaros, “Die Taronitai. Eine prosopographisch-sigillographische Studie,” Millennium 14 (2017), 227-291, no. 19.

Obverse

A scene, apparently the Hypapante, with the Mother of God on the right presenting the child to a figure on the left, likely Simeon, in accordance with the passage in Luke 2: 22-40. Indistinct lettering in the center. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣.
Ρ̣Η̣ΓΟΡΙ̣
Ν̣ΕΛΛΙ
Σ̣ΙΜ
Κ̣ΙΤΤΑΡ
.ΝΙΤΗ

Κύριε β(οή)[θ(ει) Γ]ρηγορίῳ [(πρωτο)]νωβελλισίμῳ (καὶ) δουκὶ τῷ Ταρ[ω]νίτῃ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γρηγορίῳ πρωτονωβελλισίμῳ καὶ δουκὶ τῷ Ταρωνίτῃ.

Lord, help Gregory Taronites, protonobellisimos and doux.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.793
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

See Stratos Nikolaros, “Die Taronitai. Eine prosopographisch-sigillographische Studie,” Millennium 14 (2017), 227-291, no. 19.