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Michael Angelos, kaisar (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Remains of an Annunciation scene; the figure of the angel Gabriel is partially preserved. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


σρ
ηχρ
γγελ
σγγε
ισρο
..ηλ
ουσ

[ἐπι]σφραγί[ζοις] ἡ χαρὰ [τῶν] ἀγγέλ[ων τ]οὺς Ἀγγέ[λου κ]αίσαρο[ς Μιχα]ὴλ [λόγ]ους

Obverse

Remains of an Annunciation scene; the figure of the angel Gabriel is partially preserved. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


σρ
ηχρ
γγελ
σγγε
ισρο
..ηλ
ουσ

[ἐπι]σφραγί[ζοις] ἡ χαρὰ [τῶν] ἀγγέλ[ων τ]οὺς Ἀγγέ[λου κ]αίσαρο[ς Μιχα]ὴλ [λόγ]ους

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5248
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 771 (noting previous editions).

Translation

ἐπισφραγίζοις ἡ χαρὰ τῶν ἀγγέλων τοὺς Ἀγγέλου καίσαρος Μιχαὴλ λόγους.

May you, joy of the angels, place your seal upon the letters of the kaisar Michael Angelos.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS.1958.106.3266.