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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with her hands raised before her; left half of the image is effaced. Sigla: Μ̣.ΘΥ : Μ(ήτη)[ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, dressed in the imperial loros, holding in his right hand a scepter, topped with five pellets. Inscription in two columns; preserved at left only: |Ι: Μι[χ(αὴλ)]. Border of dots.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with her hands raised before her; left half of the image is effaced. Sigla: Μ̣.ΘΥ : Μ(ήτη)[ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, dressed in the imperial loros, holding in his right hand a scepter, topped with five pellets. Inscription in two columns; preserved at left only: |Ι: Μι[χ(αὴλ)]. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3431
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 4.7.

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