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Michael (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, wings outspread, holding the sceptre in his right hand and the globus in his left. On either side, epigraphy: μχ|λ : Μ(ι)χ(αή)λ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

γραφ,
.φ.α̣γιζ
.λογσ
μιχαηλ

γραφ(ὰς) [σ]φ[ρ]αγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγους Μιχαήλ

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, wings outspread, holding the sceptre in his right hand and the globus in his left. On either side, epigraphy: μχ|λ : Μ(ι)χ(αή)λ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

γραφ,
.φ.α̣γιζ
.λογσ
μιχαηλ

γραφ(ὰς) [σ]φ[ρ]αγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγους Μιχαήλ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1545
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 394a.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Μιχαήλ.

I seal the letters and words of Michael.

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