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Anastasios Paches (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.265
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Faint traces of epigraphy on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
οηθει
νστ
σιτπ
χη

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Ἀναστασίῳ τῷ Παχῇ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἀναστασίῳ τῷ Παχῇ.

Mother of God, help Anastasios Paches.