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Nicholas (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy: ..|γι|ο|σ..|κο|λ|ο. : [ὁ ἅ]γιος [Νι]κόλαο[ς]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

ομ.
.υμον
.κεποισ
μεσον
λονμ
κρ

ὁμ[ών]υμον [σ]κέποις με σὸν δούλον, μάκαρ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy: ..|γι|ο|σ..|κο|λ|ο. : [ὁ ἅ]γιος [Νι]κόλαο[ς]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

ομ.
.υμον
.κεποισ
μεσον
λονμ
κρ

ὁμ[ών]υμον [σ]κέποις με σὸν δούλον, μάκαρ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3679
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1600a.

Translation

ὁμώνυμον σκέποις με σὸν δούλον, μάκαρ.

Blessèd one, may you protect your servant of the same name.

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