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Zacharias (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael holding a scepter and a globus cruciger. On either side, sigla: μ|ιχ|α : Μιχα(ήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

αρχι
στρΑ΄σ
σκΈποισ
Ζαρι΄

Ἀρχιστράτ(ηγε), σ(ὺ) σκέποις Ζαχαρί(αν)

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael holding a scepter and a globus cruciger. On either side, sigla: μ|ιχ|α : Μιχα(ήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

αρχι
στρΑ΄σ
σκΈποισ
Ζαρι΄

Ἀρχιστράτ(ηγε), σ(ὺ) σκέποις Ζαχαρί(αν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3595
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 152.

Translation

Ἀρχιστράτηγε, σὺ σκέποις Ζαχαρίαν.

Commander of the heavenly host, may you watch over Zacharias.

Commentary

Note the use of accents and superscript letters in this inscription.