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Michael vestes, judge and katepano of Cyprus (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

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

ΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΕΣΤΗ


Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ βέστῃ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with the final four letters flanked by pellets and decoration above and below. Border of dots.


ΚΡΙΤΗ
ΚΑΙΚΑΤΕ
ΠΑΝΚΥ
ΠΡΟΥ



κριτῇ καὶ κατεπάνω Κύπρου

Obverse

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

ΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΕΣΤΗ


Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ βέστῃ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with the final four letters flanked by pellets and decoration above and below. Border of dots.


ΚΡΙΤΗ
ΚΑΙΚΑΤΕ
ΠΑΝΚΥ
ΠΡΟΥ



κριτῇ καὶ κατεπάνω Κύπρου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.66
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.9b.
Cf. similar seals, possibly from the same boulloterion, published in Sig., 305 (cf. Šandrovskaja, Sfragistika, 716: M-6788) and in SBS 1 (1987) 87-88 (found in Dobroudja; ed. I. Barnea).