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Agallianos monk (ninth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, holding the Christ child. Invocative monograms on either side: Θεοτόκε βοήθει and τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΚΕ̅ΒΟ
ΗΘΓΛΙ
.ΝΜΟ
ΝΧ

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀγαλιανῷ μοναχῷ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, holding the Christ child. Invocative monograms on either side: Θεοτόκε βοήθει and τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΚΕ̅ΒΟ
ΗΘΓΛΙ
.ΝΜΟ
ΝΧ

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀγαλιανῷ μοναχῷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4848
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1962.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Κύριε βοήθει Ἀγαλιανῷ μοναχῷ.

Theotokos, help your servant. Lord, help Agalianos monk.