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Nicholas patrikios and katepano of Chaldia and Mesopotamia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4008
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank very thick, especially along the periphery.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.10.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding a book. Vertical inscription on either side: |ν|η-κ||λ, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νηκώλ(αος). Circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κεRοη...τσδ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

+νικ..
απατρι
.ικατε
παν,χαλδ
ασSμεσο
ποτα,

Νικ[ολ]άῳ πατρι[κ]ίῳ, κατεπάν(ω) Χαλδ[ί]ας (καὶ) Μεσοποτα(μίας)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ πατρικίῳ, κατεπάνω Χαλδίας καὶ Μεσοποταμίας.

Lord, help your servant Nicholas, patrikios and katepano of Chaldia and Mesopotamia.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4008
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank very thick, especially along the periphery.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.10.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4008
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank very thick, especially along the periphery.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.10.

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