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Michael Kamateros (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing. Traces of sigla. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.


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τὸν Καματηρὸν Μιχαὴλ σκέποις Κόρη

Obverse

The Mother of God standing. Traces of sigla. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.


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τὸν Καματηρὸν Μιχαὴλ σκέποις Κόρη

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1672
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

τὸν Καματηρὸν Μιχαὴλ σκέποις, Κόρη.

Virgin, may you protect Michael Kamateros. 

Commentary

The inscription consists of a dodecasyllabic verse.

Jordanov lists several groups of seals bearing the name Michael Kamateros, which may or may not have belonged to the same individual. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 256.