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Michael deacon (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.379
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1044.
Cf. Konstantopoulos, no. 247.

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, indistinct. Traces of sigla: ΜΧ: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.σφρα
γισμιχ.
ηλευτ.
λουσδ.
ακον.

Σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ εὐτελοῦς διακόνου

Translation

Σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ εὐτελοῦς διακόνου.

Seal of the humble deacon Michael.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. This specimen should be added to the corpus of metrical seals published by Wassiliou-Seibt, particularly to Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2595.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.379
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1044.
Cf. Konstantopoulos, no. 247.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.379
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1044.
Cf. Konstantopoulos, no. 247.