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Michael bishop (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.5014

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, 1864.

Details

Diameter:
13 mm
Field:
9 mm

Obverse

Michael bishop (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin holding the child. At lower left, Μ̅. At upper right, Θ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Michael bishop (eleventh century)

Inscription in five lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑ
Γ,ΜΙΧΑ
ΗΛΠΟΙΜΕ
ΝΟΣΜ̅Η̅Ρ̅

ΛΟΓ

Σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ ποιμένος, Μήτερ Λόγου

Translation

Σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ ποιμένος, Μήτηρ Λόγου.

Mother of the Word, this is the seal of the bishop Michael.

Audio

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

 

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