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Michael vestarches and megas oikonomos of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.171

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 25.15a. Parallel specimen published in Seyrig, no. 122.

Details

Diameter:
29 mm
Field:
26 mm

Obverse

Michael vestarches and megas oikonomos of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh century)

St. George standing, holding a spear and a shield set on the ground. Sigla at left: Ο|Α|Γ|Ι|Ο|Σ : Ὁ ἅγιος ΓεώργιοςBorder of dots.

Reverse

Michael vestarches and megas oikonomos of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh century)

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗ
Θ,ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΕΣΤΑΡΧ,S
ΟΙΚΟΝΟ
ΜΤΤΡΟ
ΠΑΙΟΦΟ
Ρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) Μιχαὴλ βεστάρχ(ῃ) (καὶ) μ(ε)γ(άλῳ) οἰκονόμῳ τοῦ Τροπαιοφόρ(ου)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ βεστάρχῃ καὶ μεγάλῳ οἰκονόμῳ τοῦ Τροπαιοφόρου.

Lord, help Michael vestarches and megas oikonomos of the Tropaiophoros.

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