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Beridares, proedros (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Sigla: Ν̣Ι|Κ|ΟΛ̣|Α:̣ [Ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλα[ος]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.


ΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΑΕΔΡΟΝ
ΝΕΡ
ΑΡΜ
ΚΑΡ

[σ]κέποι[ς] [(πρό)ε]δρο[ν τὸ]ν Βερ[ιδ]άρην, μ[ά]καρ 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Sigla: Ν̣Ι|Κ|ΟΛ̣|Α:̣ [Ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικόλα[ος]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.


ΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΑΕΔΡΟΝ
ΝΕΡ
ΑΡΜ
ΚΑΡ

[σ]κέποι[ς] [(πρό)ε]δρο[ν τὸ]ν Βερ[ιδ]άρην, μ[ά]καρ 

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3974
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, 2190.

Translation

Σκέποις πρόεδρον τὸν Βεριδάρην, μάκαρ.

Blessèd one, may you protect me, the proedros Beridares.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. The reading of the name on this seal is based on its better preserved parallels in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, listed below.