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Nikephoros Nikaeus (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Indeterminate border.


νικη
ˋσρΆ
γισμ


Νικηφόρου σφράγισμα

Reverse

Inscription in three lines, ending with a cross. Decorations above and below. Indeterminate border.


τοῦ
νικ
Έσ


τοῦ Νικαέως

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Indeterminate border.


νικη
ˋσρΆ
γισμ


Νικηφόρου σφράγισμα

Reverse

Inscription in three lines, ending with a cross. Decorations above and below. Indeterminate border.


τοῦ
νικ
Έσ


τοῦ Νικαέως

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3932
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1508.

Translation

Νικηφόρου σφράγισμα τοῦ Νικαέως.

The seal of Nikephoros Nikaeus.

Commentary

Note the use of accent marks.

For other mentions of the family name Nikaeus, see Wassiliou-Seibt's commentary to this seal, with references to related specimens in her catalogue of metrical seals. She dates the present seal to the years between 1060 and 1080.