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Michael imperial vestitor and protonotarios of Paphlagonia (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1253
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.28; V. Laurent, "Sceaux byzantins inédits," BZ 33 (1933) 346, no. 8; Zacos-Veglery, no. 2208. Similar seals are published by Schlumberger in Sig., 298, no. 2, and in RN (1916), 298, no. 33.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τ-σ|δ-λ. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

μιχ
ηλβ/βεστ/
S/νοτ/π.
φλγ.

Μιχαὴλ β(ασιλικῷ) βεστ(ήτορι) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ(αρίῳ) Π[α]φλαγ[ο(νίας)]

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ βασιλικῷ βεστήτορι καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ Παφλαγονίας.

Mother of God, please help your servant Michael, imperial vestitor and protonotarios of Paphlagonia.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1253
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.28; V. Laurent, "Sceaux byzantins inédits," BZ 33 (1933) 346, no. 8; Zacos-Veglery, no. 2208. Similar seals are published by Schlumberger in Sig., 298, no. 2, and in RN (1916), 298, no. 33.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1253
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.28; V. Laurent, "Sceaux byzantins inédits," BZ 33 (1933) 346, no. 8; Zacos-Veglery, no. 2208. Similar seals are published by Schlumberger in Sig., 298, no. 2, and in RN (1916), 298, no. 33.

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