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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the sceptre in his right hand and the globus cruciger in his left. On either side, sigla: Μ|ιχ|α : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross between lines above. Border of dots.

  
γραφη
παριστα
το
,τυπον
τινοσφε
ρ

γραφὴ παριστᾷ τὸ(ν) τύπον τίνος φέρω

Obverse

St. Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the sceptre in his right hand and the globus cruciger in his left. On either side, sigla: Μ|ιχ|α : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross between lines above. Border of dots.

  
γραφη
παριστα
το
,τυπον
τινοσφε
ρ

γραφὴ παριστᾷ τὸ(ν) τύπον τίνος φέρω

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3280
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 517b.

Translation

γραφὴ παριστᾷ τὸν τύπον τίνος φέρω.

The letter tells you whose inscription I bear.

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