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Michael Hexamilites kensor and judge of Paphlagonia (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin seated on a high lyre-backed throne holding Christ on her lap. Sigla: ̅-θ̅υ. : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. No inscription. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θ̅κ̅ε.θ,Μι
κενσρσ
..ιτ,πφλ
..ν.στο
....μιλι
-τ.ν-

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)]θ(ει) Μιχ(αὴλ) κένσωρα (καὶ) [κρ]ιτ(ὴν) Παφλα[γο]ν[ί]ας τὸ[ν Ἑξα]μιλίτ[η]ν

Obverse

The Virgin seated on a high lyre-backed throne holding Christ on her lap. Sigla: ̅-θ̅υ. : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. No inscription. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θ̅κ̅ε.θ,Μι
κενσρσ
..ιτ,πφλ
..ν.στο
....μιλι
-τ.ν-

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)]θ(ει) Μιχ(αὴλ) κένσωρα (καὶ) [κρ]ιτ(ὴν) Παφλα[γο]ν[ί]ας τὸ[ν Ἑξα]μιλίτ[η]ν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5507
Diameter 31.0 mm; field: 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.13.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ κένσωρα καὶ κριτὴν Παφλαγονίας τὸν Ἑξαμιλίτην.

Mother of God, help Michael Hexamilites, kensor and judge of Paphlagonia.

Commentary

Other judges named Hexamilites are listed under the entry for BZS.1947.2.1167.