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Michael Myrelaites (?), praipositos and imperial notarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σ̣ραγ,
μπρεποσι
τ
Sα̅⸣νο
ταρ,τμυ
ρελ̣.ιτ

σφραγ(ὶς) Μ(ι)χ(αὴλ) πρεποσίτου (καὶ) βα(σιλικοῦ) νοταρ(ίου) τοῦ Μυρελ[α]ίτ(ου)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σ̣ραγ,
μπρεποσι
τ
Sα̅⸣νο
ταρ,τμυ
ρελ̣.ιτ

σφραγ(ὶς) Μ(ι)χ(αὴλ) πρεποσίτου (καὶ) βα(σιλικοῦ) νοταρ(ίου) τοῦ Μυρελ[α]ίτ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.76
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ πρεποσίτου καὶ βασιλικοῦ νοταρίου τοῦ Μυρελαίτου.

Seal of Michael Myrelaites, praipositos and imperial notarios.

Commentary

The restoration of the owner's family name is not certain.