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Michael judge of Macedonia and Thrace (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1171
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Crack along channel; oxidation.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.11b.

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding scepter and globe. On either side, between halo and wings, inscription: Σ|Τ|.Ε||Θ,: Σταυρὲ βοήθει. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΧΑΗΛ
ΚΡΗΤΗΣ
ΜΑΚΕΔΟ
ΝΙΑΣΘΡΑ
·ΚΗΣ·

Μιχαὴλ κρητὴς Μακεδονίας Θρᾴκης

Translation

Μιχαὴλ κρητὴς Μακεδονίας Θρᾴκης.

Michael judge of Macedonia (and) Thrace.

Commentary

This specimen comes from the same boulloterion as 1955.1.2471.

This is a twelve-syllable verse which had to omit the expected καὶ between Macedonia and Thrace.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1171
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Crack along channel; oxidation.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.11b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1171
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Crack along channel; oxidation.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.11b.