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Anastasios Paches (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

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

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

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.265
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 27.0 mm
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Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἀναστασίῳ τῷ Παχῇ.

Mother of God, help Anastasios Paches.

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