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Michael Moschianos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, facing, holding scepte rin his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Inscription to both sides: Χ|ΑΧ|Μ: Ἀρχάγγελος Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ασομα
τεθμι
χαηλτ
μο.χι
αν,

Ἀσόματε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τῷ Μοσχιάν

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, facing, holding scepte rin his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Inscription to both sides: Χ|ΑΧ|Μ: Ἀρχάγγελος Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ασομα
τεθμι
χαηλτ
μο.χι
αν,

Ἀσόματε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τῷ Μοσχιάν

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1207
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm

Translation

Ἀσόματε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τῷ Μοσχιάνῳ.

Bodiliess one, help Michael Moschianos.

Commentary

Political verse (Decapentasyllable).