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Michael Karantenos (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5526
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 22 mm

Obverse

St. Nicholas standing. Sigla: Ο|ΑΓΙ|ΟΣ|ΝΙΚΟ|Λ|Ο|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΡΝ
ΤΗΝΟΝΜΕ
ΜΙΧΗΛΜ
ΚΡΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

Καραντηνόν με Μιχαὴλ μάκαρ σκέποις

Translation

Καραντηνόν με Μιχαὴλ, μάκαρ, σκέποις.

Blessèd one, may you protect me, Michael Karantenos.

Commentary

Two other seals bearing the same name are preserved at the National Historical Museum in Sofia and the Orghidan Collection. Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 279; Laurent, Orghidan, no. 437.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5526
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 22 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5526
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 22 mm

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