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Michael imperial protospatharios and domestikos of the Hikanatoi (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Michael; details indistinct. Traces of epigraphy on either side: Μ̣ι̣χ̣α̣|ιλ : Μιχαὶλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (top line only partially preserved). Border of dots.

Μ̣ι̣χ̣̣
σπθ̣
̣οΜ̣εσ
τ,τον̣ικ
ντο

Μιχα[ὴλ] β(ασιλικὸς) (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) δομέστ(ικος) τον Ἱκανάτο[ν]

Obverse

Bust of St Michael; details indistinct. Traces of epigraphy on either side: Μ̣ι̣χ̣α̣|ιλ : Μιχαὶλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (top line only partially preserved). Border of dots.

Μ̣ι̣χ̣̣
σπθ̣
̣οΜ̣εσ
τ,τον̣ικ
ντο

Μιχα[ὴλ] β(ασιλικὸς) (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) δομέστ(ικος) τον Ἱκανάτο[ν]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.826
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Cracked diagonally. Poorly preserved.

Translation

Μιχαὴλ βασιλικὸς πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ δομέστικος τον Ἱκανάτον.

Michael imperial protospatharios and Domestikos of the Hikanatoi.