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Michael (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael holding the sceptre and globus. Sigla: μΧ : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ομ...
μον...
μιχαηλ
λατρην
σκεποι.

ὁμ[ώνυ]μόν [σοι] Μιχαήλ λάτρην σκέποι[ς]

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael holding the sceptre and globus. Sigla: μΧ : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ομ...
μον...
μιχαηλ
λατρην
σκεποι.

ὁμ[ώνυ]μόν [σοι] Μιχαήλ λάτρην σκέποι[ς]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3685
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

This specimen should be added to the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1613.

Translation

ὁμώνυμόν σοι Μιχαήλ λάτρην σκέποις.

Michael, may you protect your servant of the same name.

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