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Michael (eleventh century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Inscription on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
ΣΦΡΓ,
ΓΕΝΣ
ΜΙΧΗΛ
ΓΝΗΛ
ΤΡ

σφραγ(ὶς) γενοῦ σῷ Μιχαὴλ, ἁγνή, λ(ά)τρ(ει)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Inscription on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
ΣΦΡΓ,
ΓΕΝΣ
ΜΙΧΗΛ
ΓΝΗΛ
ΤΡ

σφραγ(ὶς) γενοῦ σῷ Μιχαὴλ, ἁγνή, λ(ά)τρ(ει)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3738
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2374.

Translation

σφραγὶς γενοῦ σῷ Μιχαὴλ, ἁγνή, λάτρει.

Holy One, be the seal for your servant Michael.

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