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Michael monk and bishop of ... (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at right: ..θυ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.


σφρα̣
γισμι..
ηλαε...
κοπτ̣
μ̣

σφραγὶς Μι[χα]ὴλ (μον)αχ(οῦ) (καὶ) ἐ[πισ]κόπου τ...μω

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at right: ..θυ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.


σφρα̣
γισμι..
ηλαε...
κοπτ̣
μ̣

σφραγὶς Μι[χα]ὴλ (μον)αχ(οῦ) (καὶ) ἐ[πισ]κόπου τ...μω

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5068
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Condition Partially effaced on reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 705 (with errors).

Translation

σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ μοναχοῦ καὶ ἐπισκόπου τ...μω...

Seal of Michael, monk and bishop of ....