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Michael Sarantenos (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The archangel Michael standing, holding the globus cruciger and the sceptre. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (likely with a cross above). Border of dots.

ΣΡΑ̣Γ̣
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΣΑΡΑΝΤΙ̣Ν̣
ΓΡΑΜΜ
ΑΤ.

σφραγ(ὶς) Μιχαὴλ Σαραντίνου γραμμάτω(ν)

Obverse

The archangel Michael standing, holding the globus cruciger and the sceptre. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (likely with a cross above). Border of dots.

ΣΡΑ̣Γ̣
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΣΑΡΑΝΤΙ̣Ν̣
ΓΡΑΜΜ
ΑΤ.

σφραγ(ὶς) Μιχαὴλ Σαραντίνου γραμμάτω(ν)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2913
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2617.

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

Translation

σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ Σαραντίνου γραμμάτων.

Seal of Michael Sarantenos' letters.