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Niketas Choniates (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5737
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Scratched along the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 469.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God (Episkepsis) orans, with Christ before her. Details indistinct. Sigla: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and pellets below. Border of dots.


γρφσ
σργιζ
νικητχ
ντ


Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Νικήτα Χωνειάτου

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Νικήτα Χωνειάτου.

I seal the letters of Niketas Choniates.

Commentary

The seal of the famous historian Niketas Choniates (ca. 1155-1217).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5737
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Scratched along the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 469.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5737
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Scratched along the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 469.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5737
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Scratched along the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 469.

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