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Anonymous (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3465
Diameter 18 mm

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael: nimbate, holds scepter in right hand. At right visible: Χ: Μιχαὴλ. Border of dots. .

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


ΑΡΧΙ
..ΤΗΓΟΣ
..ΦΡΑΓΙ
ΜΝΛΟ
ΓΝ

Ἀρχιστράτηγος σφραγὶς ἐμῶν λόγων

Translation

Ἀρχιστράτηγος ἡ σφραγὶς ἐμῶν λόγων.

The commander of the heavenly host is the seal upon my letters.