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Michael Tzakales (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3967
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1974.

Obverse

Poorly preserved bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Epigraphy on either side: |γε|ορ|γ.|.|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεόργ[ιο]ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above.


σκεποισ
αθλητα
μιχαηλ
τοντζα
καλιν

σκέποις, ἀθλητά, Μιχαὴλ τὸν Τζακάλιν

Translation

σκέποις, ἀθλητά, Μιχαὴλ τὸν Τζακάλιν.

Champion, may you protect Michael Tzakales.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt read the family name as Τζάκαλ(ον) in her transcription, but the ending is not abbreviated: the ΙΝ at the end of the last line of the reverse is clear, so that we give the family name here as Tzakales.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3967
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1974.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3967
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1974.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3967
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1974.

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