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Stephanos (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

St. Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the labarum with his right hand and the globus in his left. Details indistinct. On either side, epigraphy (the reading is by no means certain): ο|α|ρχ|..μ|χ : ὁ ἀρχ[άγγελος] Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ε̣φ̣ανο̣ν̣
.ονικετ,
ολιτοσ
σ̣κεπισ

[Στ]έφανον [σ]ὸν ἱκέτ(ην) ὁ λιτὸς σκέπις

Obverse

St. Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the labarum with his right hand and the globus in his left. Details indistinct. On either side, epigraphy (the reading is by no means certain): ο|α|ρχ|..μ|χ : ὁ ἀρχ[άγγελος] Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ε̣φ̣ανο̣ν̣
.ονικετ,
ολιτοσ
σ̣κεπισ

[Στ]έφανον [σ]ὸν ἱκέτ(ην) ὁ λιτὸς σκέπις

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3665
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2270.

Translation

Στέφανον σὸν ἱκέτην ὁ λιτὸς σκέπις.

May you, the intercessor, protect your servant Stephanos.

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