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Nikephoros Batatzes, magistros, vestes, and doux of all the West (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1300
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.21b.

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and a shield. Inscription: |.η|τρι|ο,: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in eight lines preceded by decoration and ending with horizontal bar. Border of dots.


αγιεδη
μητριε,ηθ,
νικηφορ
μαγιστρΕ
στηSδουκΗ
πασησδυσε
στατ
ατη

Ἁγιε Δημήτριε β(ο)ήθ(ει) Νικηφόρῳ μαγίστρῳ βέστῃ (καὶ) δουκὶ πάσης Δύσεως τῷ Βατάτζῃ.

Translation

Ἁγιε Δημήτριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ μαγίστρῳ βέστῃ καὶ δουκὶ πάσης Δύσεως τῷ Βατάτζῃ.

St. Demetrios, help Nikephoros Batatzes, magistros, vestes and doux of all the West.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1947.2.1344.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1300
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.21b.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1300
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.21b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1300
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.21b.