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Matthew monk and synkellos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.


Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΜΑΤΘΑΙ
ΑΧΣΥΤ
ΚΕΛΛ
 
 

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ματθαίῳ μοναχ καὶ συγκέλλῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.


Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΜΑΤΘΑΙ
ΑΧΣΥΤ
ΚΕΛΛ
 
 

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ματθαίῳ μοναχ καὶ συγκέλλῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4906
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ματθαίῳ μοναχῷ καὶ συγκέλλῳ.

Theotokos, help Matthew monk and synkellos.