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Michael (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore, nimbate, with a short beard. Inscription to both sides: |ΘΕ|Ο: ὁ ἅγιος Θεόδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΜΑˊρ
φυλατ
τοισΜσ
.οικε

Μάρτυς φυλάττοις Μιχαὴλ σὸν οἰκέτην

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore, nimbate, with a short beard. Inscription to both sides: |ΘΕ|Ο: ὁ ἅγιος Θεόδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΜΑˊρ
φυλατ
τοισΜσ
.οικε

Μάρτυς φυλάττοις Μιχαὴλ σὸν οἰκέτην

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1530
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Corpus, no. 1406.

Translation

Μάρτυς φυλάττοις Μιχαὴλ σὸν οἰκέτην.

Martyr, may you protect your servant Michael.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.