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Nicholas (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Inscription on either side: |νι|κλ||οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
σφργισ̣
πεφυκ
τνγρ
φννικο
λου

σφραγὶς πέφυκα τῶν γραφῶν Νικολάου

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Inscription on either side: |νι|κλ||οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
σφργισ̣
πεφυκ
τνγρ
φννικο
λου

σφραγὶς πέφυκα τῶν γραφῶν Νικολάου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2846
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2733.

Translation

σφραγὶς πέφυκα τῶν γραφῶν Νικολάου.

I am the seal of Nicholas's letters.

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