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Michael imperial vestitor and protonotarios of Paphlagonia (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τ-σ|δ-λ. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

μιχ
ηλβ/βεστ/
S/νοτ/π.
φλγ.

Μιχαὴλ β(ασιλικῷ) βεστ(ήτορι) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ(αρίῳ) Π[α]φλαγ[ο(νίας)]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τ-σ|δ-λ. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

μιχ
ηλβ/βεστ/
S/νοτ/π.
φλγ.

Μιχαὴλ β(ασιλικῷ) βεστ(ήτορι) (καὶ) (πρωτο)νοτ(αρίῳ) Π[α]φλαγ[ο(νίας)]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1253
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.28; V. Laurent, "Sceaux byzantins inédits," BZ 33 (1933) 346, no. 8; Zacos-Veglery, no. 2208. Similar seals are published by Schlumberger in Sig., 298, no. 2, and in RN (1916), 298, no. 33.