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Stephen bishop (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin; details indistinct. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

..ΕΟΗΘΕΙΜΤ..ΔΟΥΛ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει μοι (?) τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Bust of St. Stephen the Younger with gestures indistinct. Vertical inscriptions: |Σ|ΤΕ|ΦΑ|Ν,Ο|ΝΕ|Ο|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Στέφανος ὁ Νέος. Circular inscription between double border of dots.

ΣΤΕΦΑ.ΕΠΕΙΣΚΟΠΟ

Στεφάνῳ ἐπεισκόπο

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin; details indistinct. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

..ΕΟΗΘΕΙΜΤ..ΔΟΥΛ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει μοι (?) τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Bust of St. Stephen the Younger with gestures indistinct. Vertical inscriptions: |Σ|ΤΕ|ΦΑ|Ν,Ο|ΝΕ|Ο|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Στέφανος ὁ Νέος. Circular inscription between double border of dots.

ΣΤΕΦΑ.ΕΠΕΙΣΚΟΠΟ

Στεφάνῳ ἐπεισκόπο

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3554
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 976.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει μοι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ ἐπεισκόπο.

Mother of God, help me your servant, the bishop Stephen.