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Sisinnios magistros and oikonomos of the Great Church (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4924
Diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.37; Laurent, Corpus 5.3: no. 1640 (with misreadings).

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding a long cross scepter in his right hand. Visible in column at right: χ : [Μ(ι)]χα(ὴλ). Traces of a circular inscription. No visible border.

γεο..τσδ

[Ἀρχιστράτη]γε βο[ήθ(ει)] τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines followed by decoration. No visible border.

σισινι
μαγιστ,
..ικονομ,
.ησμεγ,..
.λησι.


Σισινίῳ μαγίστ(ρῳ) [(καὶ) ο]ἰκονόμ(ῳ) [τ]ῆς Μεγ(άλης) [Ἐκκ]λησί[α(ς)]

Translation

Ἀρχιστράτηγε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σισινίῳ μαγίστρῳ καὶ οἰκονόμῳ τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκκλησίας.

Commander of the heavenly host, help your servant Sisinnios magistros and oikonomos of the Great Church.