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Michael Humbertos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St. Michael standing, garbed in imperial dress, holding a scepter in his right hand and the globus in his left. On either side, the sigla: Μ̅x̅ : Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
μ.ερ
Τ̣Ο̣Ν̣συΝ̣̣
νυμονο
Κ̣Ε̣̣Ν̣Σ̣κεΠ̣
οισ

Οὐμ[π]έρτον συνώνυμον ο[ἰ]κέτην σκέποις

Obverse

St. Michael standing, garbed in imperial dress, holding a scepter in his right hand and the globus in his left. On either side, the sigla: Μ̅x̅ : Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
μ.ερ
Τ̣Ο̣Ν̣συΝ̣̣
νυμονο
Κ̣Ε̣̣Ν̣Σ̣κεΠ̣
οισ

Οὐμ[π]έρτον συνώνυμον ο[ἰ]κέτην σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3958
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1723.

Translation

Οὐμπέρτον συνώνυμον οἰκέτην σκέποις.

May you watch over your servant Humbertos who shares your name.

Commentary

See the comments on the parallel specimen, BZS.1955.1.3957.