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Stephen (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θ̣κε
οηθει
τ̣σ,,
στεφ
̣ν

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθει τῷ σ(ῷ) δού(λῳ) Στεφάνῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θ̣κε
οηθει
τ̣σ,,
στεφ
̣ν

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθει τῷ σ(ῷ) δού(λῳ) Στεφάνῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1591
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Struck off center. Partially corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Stephen.