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Michael Kydoniates, vestarches (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κ̣ε̣̅,θ,
..χαηλ
εσταρχ̣,
τκει
νιατη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Μι]χαὴλ βεστάρχ(ῃ) τῷ Κειδωνιάτῃ

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κ̣ε̣̅,θ,
..χαηλ
εσταρχ̣,
τκει
νιατη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Μι]χαὴλ βεστάρχ(ῃ) τῷ Κειδωνιάτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1745
Diameter 18.0 mm
Condition Partially corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ βεστάρχῃ τῷ Κειδωνιάτῃ.

Lord, help Michael Kydoniates, vestarches.