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Kosmas Lampros (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.20
Diameter 23 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ,
ΚΟΣΜ̣Τ
ΟΛΜΠ
Ρ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κοσμᾷ το Λαμπρῷ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾷ το Λαμπρῷ.

Mother of God, help your servant Kosmas Lampros.