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Phouretzes merchant (?) (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, inscription: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ke̅,θ,
ρετι
πραγμα
τ̣ε̣π̣τι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Φουρέτζι πραγματεπτί

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, inscription: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ke̅,θ,
ρετι
πραγμα
τ̣ε̣π̣τι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Φουρέτζι πραγματεπτί

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1465
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Φουρέτζι πραγματεπτί.

Lord, help the merchant Phouretzes.

Commentary

See BZS.1958.106.1464.