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Michael protospatharios epi ton oikeiakon and epoptes of the Thrakesioi (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

An archangel, presumably St. Michael, standing frontally, with open wings. The concluding half of a circular invocation visible at right along a border of dots:

τσδουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει] τῷ σῷ δούλῳ.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

+μιχ
Rˊˊσ
επιτ,οι
Sεποπ
θρ

Μιχ[αὴλ] β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σ[παθαρ(ίῳ)] ἐπὶ τ(ῶν) οἰ[κει(ακῶν)] (καὶ) ἐπόπ[τῃ τ(ῶν)] Θρᾳ[κησ(ίων)].

Obverse

An archangel, presumably St. Michael, standing frontally, with open wings. The concluding half of a circular invocation visible at right along a border of dots:

τσδουλ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει] τῷ σῷ δούλῳ.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

+μιχ
Rˊˊσ
επιτ,οι
Sεποπ
θρ

Μιχ[αὴλ] β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σ[παθαρ(ίῳ)] ἐπὶ τ(ῶν) οἰ[κει(ακῶν)] (καὶ) ἐπόπ[τῃ τ(ῶν)] Θρᾳ[κησ(ίων)].

Accession number BZS.1947.2.200
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.9b.