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Athanasios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2525
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Remains of sigla at left: ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Indeterminate border.  

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots. 


ΘΚΕΘ
Τ̣ΣΔ,
ΑΘΑΝΑ
ΣΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Ἀθανασὶῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀθανασίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Athanasios.