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Michael Diogenes (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3972
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2099 (listing previous editions).

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of two steps, with fleurons rising to the lower transverse bar. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΜΕΑΥΡΕ
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΙΟΓΕΝ
Η̣Ν̣

σκέποις με, σταυρέ, Μιχαὴλ Διογένην

Translation

σκέποις με, σταυρέ, Μιχαὴλ Διογένην.

Holy cross, may you protect me, Michael Diogenes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3972
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2099 (listing previous editions).