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Michael imperial spatharokandidatos and archon of Cyprus (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5077
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Two halves. Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.1.
Cf. a parallel specimen, coming from the same boulloterion, published by Zacos, Seals II, no. 852.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion of Christ before her. No sigla. Traces of circular inscription along the circumference. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟΗΘ.ΣΔΟΥΛ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑ
ΗΛ,ΣΠΑΘ,
ΚΑΝΔ,ΑΡ
ΧΟΝΤΗΤ/
ΚΥΠΡΟΥ

Μιχαὴλ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἄρχοντη τῆς Κύπρου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἄρχοντη τῆς Κύπρου.

Mother of God, help your servant Michael imperial spatharokandidatos and archon of Cyprus.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5077
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Two halves. Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.1.
Cf. a parallel specimen, coming from the same boulloterion, published by Zacos, Seals II, no. 852.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5077
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Two halves. Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.1.
Cf. a parallel specimen, coming from the same boulloterion, published by Zacos, Seals II, no. 852.

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