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Michael Kourtikes, magistros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Archangel Michael holding a trefoil sceptre and a globus. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: χ|αρχ|μ : Ἀρχ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κεθ,
μιμγι
σ̣τ̣ρ̣τ
κρτ,κ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχ(αὴλ) μαγίστρῳ τῷ Κουρτ(ί)κ(ῃ)

Obverse

The Archangel Michael holding a trefoil sceptre and a globus. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: χ|αρχ|μ : Ἀρχ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κεθ,
μιμγι
σ̣τ̣ρ̣τ
κρτ,κ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχ(αὴλ) μαγίστρῳ τῷ Κουρτ(ί)κ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1360
Diameter 18.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ μαγίστρῳ τῷ Κουρτίκῃ.

Mother of God, help Michael Kourtikes, magistros.