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Michael Taronites, protoproedros (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Annunciation. Indistinct figure of the angel Gabriel on the left, with his hand extended towards the Virgin, the partially preserved figure on the right. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

.Ι̣Χ̣Α̣
Η̣ΛΠΡΟ
ΠΡΟΕΡ
̣ΤΑΡΟ
Ν̣Ι̣Τ̣Η̣

[... Μ]ιχαὴλ προ[το]προέδρ[ῳ τ]ῷ Ταρονίτῃ

Obverse

The Annunciation. Indistinct figure of the angel Gabriel on the left, with his hand extended towards the Virgin, the partially preserved figure on the right. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

.Ι̣Χ̣Α̣
Η̣ΛΠΡΟ
ΠΡΟΕΡ
̣ΤΑΡΟ
Ν̣Ι̣Τ̣Η̣

[... Μ]ιχαὴλ προ[το]προέδρ[ῳ τ]ῷ Ταρονίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4205
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Stratos Nikolaros, “Die Taronitai. Eine prosopographisch-sigillographische Studie,” Millennium 14 (2017), 227-291, no. 21.

Translation

... Μιχαὴλ προτοπροέδρῳ τῷ Ταρονίτῃ.

[Mother of God, help] Michael Taronites, protoproedros.

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