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Paul (?) ostiarios (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.976
Diameter 12 mm
Condition No channel, poorly struck.

Obverse

Virgin at 3/4, moving toward the left, with her arms raised (orans). Sigla visible to the right: ΘΥ: Μἠτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.θκε
ηθ..
παυλ
οστι
αρ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Παύλ (?) ὀστιαρίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Παύλῳ (?) ὀστιαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help Paul (?) ostiarios.

Commentary

The name of the seal-owner is very difficult to decipher, and its reading is uncertain.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.976
Diameter 12 mm
Condition No channel, poorly struck.

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Accession number BZS.1947.2.976
Diameter 12 mm
Condition No channel, poorly struck.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.976
Diameter 12 mm
Condition No channel, poorly struck.

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