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Michael Aulepates, chartophylax (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Annunciation, with the Archangel Gabriel approaching the Virgin seated on a backless throne. Inscription: ΟΧΕΡ|Ε|Τ|ΙΣΜΟΣ: Ὁ Χερέτισμος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with accents, with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

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ΟΧΑΡΤΟ
ΦΥΛˊΑΞΜΙ
ΧΑΗΛˊΑΥΛΗ
ΠΑˊΤΗΣ
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Ὁ χαρτοφύλαξ Μιχαὴλ Αὐληπάτης

Obverse

The Annunciation, with the Archangel Gabriel approaching the Virgin seated on a backless throne. Inscription: ΟΧΕΡ|Ε|Τ|ΙΣΜΟΣ: Ὁ Χερέτισμος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with accents, with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

· ·
ΟΧΑΡΤΟ
ΦΥΛˊΑΞΜΙ
ΧΑΗΛˊΑΥΛΗ
ΠΑˊΤΗΣ
·

Ὁ χαρτοφύλαξ Μιχαὴλ Αὐληπάτης

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.472
Diameter 34.0 mm; field: 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 97.

Translation

Ὁ χαρτοφύλαξ Μιχαὴλ Αὐληπάτης.

The chartophylax Michael Aulepates.

Commentary

Note the inclusion of several unnecessary abbreviation marks in the inscription on the reverse.