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Michael Bourtzes, proedros (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |δ|ημ|η|τρ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


κε̅,θ,
μιχαηλ
προεδρ,
τρ
τη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχαὴλ προἐδρ(ῳ) τῷ Βούρτζῃ

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |δ|ημ|η|τρ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


κε̅,θ,
μιχαηλ
προεδρ,
τρ
τη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχαὴλ προἐδρ(ῳ) τῷ Βούρτζῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5419
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Condition Cracked.
Previous Editions

Cheynet and Vannier, "La famille Bourtzès," no. 22 (with commentary, in Etudes prosopographiques, 15-55).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ προἐδρῳ τῷ Βούρτζῃ.

Lord, help Michael Bourtzes, proedros.