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Neophytos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4559
Diameter 14 mm
Field diameter 10 mm

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)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νεοφύτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Neophytos.