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Stephen (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at left: ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θ̣κ̅ε
.ο̣ηθ,τ
..λ
..εφ
ν

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθ(ει) τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ [Στ]εφάν(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at left: ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θ̣κ̅ε
.ο̣ηθ,τ
..λ
..εφ
ν

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθ(ει) τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ [Στ]εφάν(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1590
Diameter 29.0 mm
Condition Partially effaced.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Stephen.