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Michael Machetarios, episkeptites (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with both hands open in front of her. Sigla to either side: ̅Θ̅. : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

.ΜΙΧΑΗ.
Ε̣ΠΙΣΚΕ
Π̣ΤΙΤΙΣ
.Μ̣ΑΧΗ
Τ̣ΑΡ,

Μιχαὴ[λ] ἐπισκεπτίτις [ὁ] Μαχητάρ(ιος)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with both hands open in front of her. Sigla to either side: ̅Θ̅. : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

.ΜΙΧΑΗ.
Ε̣ΠΙΣΚΕ
Π̣ΤΙΤΙΣ
.Μ̣ΑΧΗ
Τ̣ΑΡ,

Μιχαὴ[λ] ἐπισκεπτίτις [ὁ] Μαχητάρ(ιος)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4454
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Damaged on right side of obverse.

Translation

Μιχαὴλ ἐπισκεπτίτις ὁ Μαχητάριος.

Michael Machetarios, episkeptites.