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Michael Barys (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3106
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Badly effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 455.

Obverse

Indistinct image of the Mother of God (Hagiosoritissa) standing and turning to the right. No sigla or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


γραφα
σφραγι
μιχαη
ταρ
εοσ

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Μιχαὴλ τοῦ Βαρέος

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Μιχαὴλ τοῦ Βαρέος.

I seal the letters of Michael Barys.

Commentary

In her commentary Wassiliou-Seibt notes two possibilities for the identification of this Michael Barys, the first being a highly placed judicial official, the second a bishop of Helos.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3106
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Badly effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 455.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3106
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Badly effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 455.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3106
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Condition Badly effaced on the obverse. Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 455.

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