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Maria Tornikaina, nun (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3664
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 14 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. George with spear and shield. Inscription: Ο|Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

Κ̄Ε̄̄,θ,
μαρ..ΑΧ
τητορνι
καινα

Κύριε βοήθει Μαρίᾳ μοναχ τῇ Τορνίκαινᾳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μαρίᾳ μοναχῇ τῇ Τορνίκαινᾳ.

Lord, help the nun Maria Tornikaina.