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John Mesopotamites, proedros (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, with her arms raised in supplication. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,θ,
ι̅προε
δρτμε
σοποτα
μιτ
Η
  

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(ἀννῃ) προέδρῳ τῷ Μεσοποταμίτῃ

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, with her arms raised in supplication. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,θ,
ι̅προε
δρτμε
σοποτα
μιτ
Η
  

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(ἀννῃ) προέδρῳ τῷ Μεσοποταμίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.151
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Vatican, no. 61.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωἀννῃ προέδρῳ τῷ Μεσοποταμίτῃ.

Mother of God, help the proedros John Mesopotamites.

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