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Michael Pantechnes (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. No sigla visible.

Reverse

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


τονπαν
τ̣εχμαρ
τ,μεμιχα
ηλσκεπ

τὸν Παντεχνῆν, μάρτ(υς), μὲ Μιχαὴλ σκέπ(οις)

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. No sigla visible.

Reverse

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


τονπαν
τ̣εχμαρ
τ,μεμιχα
ηλσκεπ

τὸν Παντεχνῆν, μάρτ(υς), μὲ Μιχαὴλ σκέπ(οις)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4055
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

This specimen should be added to the seals of Michael Pantechnes noted in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1693.

Translation

τὸν Παντεχνῆν, μάρτυς, μὲ Μιχαὴλ σκέποις.

Martyr, may you protect me, Michael Pantechnes.

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