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Michael Pantechnes, protoproedros and aktouarios (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear in his right hand. Inscription preserved at left: |γε| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ[ργιος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

̣,θ̣,
ηλαα
̣ακτ̣
τπα
χνη

[Κ(ὐρι)ε] β(οή)θ(ει) [Μιχα]ὴλ (πρωτο)(προ)[έδρῳ] (καὶ) ἀκτου[αρίῳ] τῷ Πα[ντε]χνῇ

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear in his right hand. Inscription preserved at left: |γε| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ[ργιος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

̣,θ̣,
ηλαα
̣ακτ̣
τπα
χνη

[Κ(ὐρι)ε] β(οή)θ(ει) [Μιχα]ὴλ (πρωτο)(προ)[έδρῳ] (καὶ) ἀκτου[αρίῳ] τῷ Πα[ντε]χνῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.903
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Translation

Κὐριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πρωτοπροέδρῳ καὶ ἀκτουαρίῳ τῷ Παντεχνῇ.

Lord, help Michael Pantechnes, protoproedros and aktouarios.

Commentary

It is possible that the owner's name was Daniel; we have opted for the more likely Michael.