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Manuel Philokales, proedros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Border of dots. Sigla preserved at left: ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

θκ̅εθ̣,
μανηλ
προεδρο
τφιλο
κ̣α̣λη

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μανουὴλ προέδρο τῷ Φιλοκάλῃ

Obverse

The Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Border of dots. Sigla preserved at left: ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

θκ̅εθ̣,
μανηλ
προεδρο
τφιλο
κ̣α̣λη

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μανουὴλ προέδρο τῷ Φιλοκάλῃ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1022
Diameter 16.0 mm
Condition Worn; struck slightly off-center.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μανουὴλ προέδρο τῷ Φιλοκάλῃ.

Theotokos, help Manuel Philokales, proedros.