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Niketas patrikios, epi tou koitonos, and protonotarios of the Petrion (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1431
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 26.3.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding Christ on her left arm. At left: ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. No visible border.

.....
νικητ,
Π̅Ρ̅Ι̅κιε
πιτκοι
τ,ν,SΑνοτ
αρ,τπε
τρι

[Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)] Νικήτ[ᾳ] π(ατ)ρικίῳ, ἐπὶ τοῦ κοιτ(ῶ)ν(ος), (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοταρ(ίῳ) τοῦ Πετρίου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ πατρικίῳ, ἐπὶ τοῦ κοιτῶνος, καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ τοῦ Πετρίου.

Mother of God, help Niketas patrikios, epi tou koitonos, and protonotarios of the Petrion.

Commentary

The owner's name could be Nikephoros, but such a reading seems a little lengthy for the line.

The protonotarios was the assistant to the kourator of the Petrion.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1431
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 26.3.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1431
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 26.3.

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