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Michael Simallites, protoproedros (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St. Theodore, nimbate, holding spear in his right hand and setting his left hand on a shield, which rests on the ground. Inscription in two columns: |Θ|Ε| – ||ΡΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, preceded by a cross. Border of dots.


.ΡΑΦΑ,
ΦΡΑΓΙΖΟ
ΛΟΓΣΜΧ
Α͂ΕΔΡΤ
.ι̣ΜΑΛΛΙ
Τ̣̣

γραφὰ(ς) [σ]φραγίζο [(καὶ)] λόγους Μ(ι)χα(ὴλ) [(πρωτο)](προ)έδρου τοῦ [Σ]ιμαλλίτου

Obverse

Standing figure of St. Theodore, nimbate, holding spear in his right hand and setting his left hand on a shield, which rests on the ground. Inscription in two columns: |Θ|Ε| – ||ΡΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, preceded by a cross. Border of dots.


.ΡΑΦΑ,
ΦΡΑΓΙΖΟ
ΛΟΓΣΜΧ
Α͂ΕΔΡΤ
.ι̣ΜΑΛΛΙ
Τ̣̣

γραφὰ(ς) [σ]φραγίζο [(καὶ)] λόγους Μ(ι)χα(ὴλ) [(πρωτο)](προ)έδρου τοῦ [Σ]ιμαλλίτου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4150
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζο καὶ λόγους Μιχαὴλ πρωτοπροέδρου τοῦ Σιμαλλίτου.

I seal the words and correspondence of Michael Simallites, protoproedros.

Commentary

The reading of the title and family name have been confirmed with reference to the two related seals cited in this entry.