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Michael Skribopolos (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: μ̅θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line only partially preserved. Border of dots.

γ̣ρ̣α̣
φα,σφ.α
γη̣μι
σκριο
πλ

γραφὰ(ς) σφ[ρ]αγήζω Μι(χαὴλ) Σκριβοπώλου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: μ̅θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line only partially preserved. Border of dots.

γ̣ρ̣α̣
φα,σφ.α
γη̣μι
σκριο
πλ

γραφὰ(ς) σφ[ρ]αγήζω Μι(χαὴλ) Σκριβοπώλου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1173
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 452.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγήζω Μιχαὴλ Σκριβοπώλου.

I seal the letters of Michael Skribopolos.

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