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Michael Marapas (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1201
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 15 mm
Condition Struck off-center.

Obverse

Half-length St. Michael, facing, holding a scepter in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left, wearing imperial garments. Inscription to the left: Μ|Χ: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

κε,θ,
.σδ
.μΜΙμα
ραπα

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ Μαραπᾷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ Μαραπᾷ.

Lord, help your servant Michael Marapas.