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Mark Boulikas (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


θκ̅ε,θ,
τσΔ,
μαρκο
τολι
κ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Μάρκο το Βουλίκᾳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


θκ̅ε,θ,
τσΔ,
μαρκο
τολι
κ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Μάρκο το Βουλίκᾳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1595
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
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Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μάρκο το Βουλίκᾳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Mark Boulikas.

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