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Michael spatharokandidatos, asekretis and judge of Cappadocia (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2945

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 43.2.

Similar seal, with the same alignment of letters but slightly different orthography, is published in Sig., 278, no. 3.

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Condition:
Corroded.

Obverse

Michael spatharokandidatos, asekretis and judge of Cappadocia (tenth/eleventh century)

Bust of St. Michael holding a scepter in his right hand and a globus in his left hand. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Michael spatharokandidatos, asekretis and judge of Cappadocia (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of six lines, a decoration (above and?) below. Border of dots.

μιχαη
σπαθαρ,
καν,α
σηκριτ.
κριτ,κα
παδο.

Μιχαὴ(λ) σπαθαρ(ο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ), ἀσηκρίτ(ῃ) [(καὶ)] κριτ(ῇ) Καπαδο[κ(ίας)]

 

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