None of the referenced examples have a similar blundered . It should read IC XC O EMMANVOHΛ (or similar) in two columnar groups flanking Christ.BZ63958.
aspron , Large module, A; 4; p. 269 and pl. 37, 7 -9; 2161; -, aEF, typical unaligned second strike, 4.973 g, maximum 31.5 mm, 150o, (Salonika, ) mint, c. 1224 - 1225; IC - [XC] / VN/IN/Λ - [...] (retrograde, blundered), facing of , holding scroll; ΘEO∆OPC - [...] (or similar), Theodore on left stands facing holding scroll, St. Demetrius on right stands facing holding sword over shoulder, both hold between them long staff surmounted by within above triangle; ; SOLD
In Hebrew, Michael means "who is like God." Michael is mentioned three times in the Book of Daniel, once as a "great prince who stands up for the children of your people." The idea that Michael was the advocate of the Jews became so prevalent that in spite of the rabbinical prohibition against appealing to angels as intermediaries between God and his people, Michael came to occupy a certain place in the Jewish liturgy. In the Book of Revelation, Michael leads God's armies and defeats Satan's forces. Christian sanctuaries to Michael appeared in the 4th century, when he was first seen as a healing angel, and then over time as a protector and the leader of the army of God against the forces of evil. By the 6th century, devotions to Archangel Michael were widespread both in the Eastern and Western Churches.SH11451. Bronze
, 2165, 7, gVF+, 3.036 g, maximum 30.5 mm, 180o, (Salonika, ) mint, 1224 - 1230; , Christ enthroned facing, raising right; Emperor and Archangel Michael, standing facing and holding castle with three towers, above; uncleaned, mint-fresh red copper in recessed areas on ; ; SOLD
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