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Michael (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, orans, with the medallion before her chest. Sigla to both sides: ̄θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription along the circumference within a border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Bust of St. Panteleimon, facing, holding a cross in his right hand and a book in his left. Inscription in columns to both sides: |Π|ΑΝ|ΤΕΛ|ΕΙ|ΜΟ|Ν: ὁ ἅγιος Παντελείμον. Circular inscription in the exergue within a border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑΗΛ

Μιχαήλ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, orans, with the medallion before her chest. Sigla to both sides: ̄θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription along the circumference within a border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Bust of St. Panteleimon, facing, holding a cross in his right hand and a book in his left. Inscription in columns to both sides: |Π|ΑΝ|ΤΕΛ|ΕΙ|ΜΟ|Ν: ὁ ἅγιος Παντελείμον. Circular inscription in the exergue within a border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑΗΛ

Μιχαήλ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1523
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαήλ.

Theotokos, help Michael.