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Anonymous (eleventh century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, holding a sceptre in his right hand and a globus in his left. Sigla: Χ̣|.|Μ̣: Ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)[χ(αὴλ)]. Linear border. Very worn. 

Reverse

Bust of St Kosmas or Saint Thomas; right hand indistinct, left hand holds an indistinct object. Inscription in two columns: ̣|.|.Μ||Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Κο](σ)μᾶς or [Θω]μᾶς. Linear border. 

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, holding a sceptre in his right hand and a globus in his left. Sigla: Χ̣|.|Μ̣: Ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)[χ(αὴλ)]. Linear border. Very worn. 

Reverse

Bust of St Kosmas or Saint Thomas; right hand indistinct, left hand holds an indistinct object. Inscription in two columns: ̣|.|.Μ||Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Κο](σ)μᾶς or [Θω]μᾶς. Linear border. 

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1818
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 12.3.

Commentary

Given the worn condition of the seal, it is not possible to distinguish if the reverse figure is bearded (Kosmas) or beardless (Thomas).