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Constantine (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans (presumably with the medallion of Christ before Her). Inscription: ̅θυ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,θ̣
τ̣οσο̣
κ̅ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) το σο δ(ούλῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans (presumably with the medallion of Christ before Her). Inscription: ̅θυ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,θ̣
τ̣οσο̣
κ̅ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) το σο δ(ούλῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3606
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει το σο δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Constantine.

Commentary