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Michael (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3681
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Dented on the side, with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1606.

Obverse

The archangel Michael, holding a trefoil sceptre and the globus cruciger. Inscription on either side: χ|αρχ|μι : ἁρχ(άγγελος) Μιχ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

om.
nimonσ.
αρχιρα.
γεσκε
ποι.

ὁμ[ώ]νιμόν σ[οι], ἀρχιστρά[τη]γε, σκέποι[ς]

Translation

ὁμώνιμόν σοι, ἀρχιστράτηγε, σκέποις.

Leader of the heavenly host, may you protect your namesake.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3681
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Dented on the side, with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1606.