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Michael Aoinos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St Nicholas standing, holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |Ν|Ι|Κ|ΟΛ||Ο|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above and a decoration at the end. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΑΟΙΝΟΝ
ΙΧΗΛ
ΡΟΛ
ΤΑ

σκέποις Ἄοινον Μιχαήλ, μυροβλύτα

Obverse

St Nicholas standing, holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |Ν|Ι|Κ|ΟΛ||Ο|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above and a decoration at the end. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΑΟΙΝΟΝ
ΙΧΗΛ
ΡΟΛ
ΤΑ

σκέποις Ἄοινον Μιχαήλ, μυροβλύτα

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2044
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1996.

Translation

σκέποις Ἄοινον Μιχαήλ, μυροβλύτα.

You from whom myrrh flows, may you protect Michael Aoinos.

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