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Michael Perdikas, vestes (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, the sigla: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


εσποι
νασκεπ,
μιεστι
τπε̣ρ̣
ικη

Δέσποινα, σκέπ(οις) Μιχ(αὴλ) βέστι τῷ Περδίκῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, the sigla: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


εσποι
νασκεπ,
μιεστι
τπε̣ρ̣
ικη

Δέσποινα, σκέπ(οις) Μιχ(αὴλ) βέστι τῷ Περδίκῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1489
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 566. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 617.

Translation

Δέσποινα, σκέποις Μιχαὴλ βέστι τῷ Περδίκῃ.

Lady, may you protect the vestes Michael Perdikas.

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