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Megethios (seventh/eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3352
Diameter 27 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). in the quarters: .ειΣ..|κυρ... . Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει . . .

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Μεγεθίῳ. in the quarters: τωσω|ετι. Indeterminate border.

γ - ε - θ - ι - μ - ω

τῷ σῷ ἠκέτι Μεγεθίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ οἰκέτῃ Μεγεθίῳ . . .

Theotokos, help your servant Megethios . . .

Commentary

The inscription within the angles of the obverse cruciform is partially effaced and uninterpretable, but the bottom line may read κύριος.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3352
Diameter 27 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3352
Diameter 27 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3352
Diameter 27 mm

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