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Michael (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1213
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 149.

Obverse

The archangel Michael, standing and holding the sceptre and globus cruciger. On either side, sigla: μχ : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ρχι
στρτη
γεμιχηλ
λτριν
σκεπ̅⸣

Ἀρχιστράτηγε, Μιχαὴλ λάτριν σκέποις

Translation

Ἀρχιστράτηγε, Μιχαὴλ λάτριν σκέποις.

Commander of the heavenly hosts, watch over your servant Michael.

Commentary

A noteworthy twelve-syllable verse with a dot marking the caesura between the hemistichs.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1213
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 149.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1213
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 149.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1213
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 149.

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