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Neophytos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla visible at left and above, right: Μ̅Θ: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of pellets within two circles of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of pellets within two circles of dots.

Θ̅ΚΕ
ΟΗΘ,Τ
ΣΛ
ΝΕΟΥ
Τ,

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νεοφύτ(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla visible at left and above, right: Μ̅Θ: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of pellets within two circles of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of pellets within two circles of dots.

Θ̅ΚΕ
ΟΗΘ,Τ
ΣΛ
ΝΕΟΥ
Τ,

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νεοφύτ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4559
Diameter 14.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm
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Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νεοφύτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Neophytos.

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