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Michael asekretis and judge of the Islands (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4539
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center. The lead has been struck twice with the same boulloterion, probably to improve a hesitant (yet better centered) first strike, some letters of which are legible on the margin.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 43.2.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines preceded by an ornament; last line flanked by decorations, of which one is visible. Border of dots.

 
ΘΚ.
ΟΗΘ..
ΤΣ..
Λ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by a decoration. Border of dots.

...ΗΛ
..ΗΚΡΗΤ
..ΡΙΤΗ
.ΝΝΗΣˋ

Μιχαὴλ ἀσηκρῆτις καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Νήσων

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ ἀσηκρῆτις καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Νήσων.

Theotokos, help your servant Michael asekretis and judge of the Islands.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4539
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center. The lead has been struck twice with the same boulloterion, probably to improve a hesitant (yet better centered) first strike, some letters of which are legible on the margin.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 43.2.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4539
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center. The lead has been struck twice with the same boulloterion, probably to improve a hesitant (yet better centered) first strike, some letters of which are legible on the margin.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 43.2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4539
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center. The lead has been struck twice with the same boulloterion, probably to improve a hesitant (yet better centered) first strike, some letters of which are legible on the margin.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 43.2.

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