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Michael logariastes and vestarches (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γραφ,
σφραγι
λογ,
σεκφε
ρει

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζω (καὶ) λόγ(ους) οὕς ἐκφέρει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

λογα
ριαστησ
μιχαηλ
εσταρ̣
χησ̣

λογαριαστὴς Μιχαὴλ (καὶ) βεστάρχης

Obverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γραφ,
σφραγι
λογ,
σεκφε
ρει

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζω (καὶ) λόγ(ους) οὕς ἐκφέρει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

λογα
ριαστησ
μιχαηλ
εσταρ̣
χησ̣

λογαριαστὴς Μιχαὴλ (καὶ) βεστάρχης

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1803
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 401.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους οὕς ἐκφέρει λογαριαστὴς Μιχαὴλ καὶ βεστάρχης.

I seal the letters and the words which the logariastes and vestarches Michael brings forth.