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Michael Pantechnes (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Traces of sigla on either side: ο|α|γ|ι|ο|σδ|η|μ|τρ : ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


τονπαν
τ̣εχμαρ
τ,μεμιχα
ηλσκεπ

τὸν Παντεχνῆν, μάρτ(υς), μὲ Μιχαὴλ σκέπ(οις)

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Traces of sigla on either side: ο|α|γ|ι|ο|σδ|η|μ|τρ : ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


τονπαν
τ̣εχμαρ
τ,μεμιχα
ηλσκεπ

τὸν Παντεχνῆν, μάρτ(υς), μὲ Μιχαὴλ σκέπ(οις)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4054
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Noted in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1693.

Translation

τὸν Παντεχνῆν, μάρτυς, μὲ Μιχαὴλ σκέποις.

Martyr, may you protect me, Michael Pantechnes.

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