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Michael proedros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin standing, turning and lifting her hands to the right. Inscription: ̅θΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

αε
δροναγ
μιχαηλ
λατρην
σκε.

Πρόεδρον, Ἁγνή, Μιχαὴλ λάτρην σκέπε

Obverse

The Virgin standing, turning and lifting her hands to the right. Inscription: ̅θΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

αε
δροναγ
μιχαηλ
λατρην
σκε.

Πρόεδρον, Ἁγνή, Μιχαὴλ λάτρην σκέπε

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1941
Diameter 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1843.

Translation

Πρόεδρον, Ἁγνή, Μιχαὴλ λάτρην σκέπε.

Immaculate one, protect (your) worshipper, the proedros Michael.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable. This seal may either be the seal of a bishop, or of an individual with the title of proedros.