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Romanos Kenchres (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla: ̅Θ̅ΥΜήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots. 

ΘΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΤΣΔ
..ΜΑΝ
ΤΚΕΓ
ΧΡΗ

Θεὸτοκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλω Ῥωμανῷ τῷ Κεγχρῇ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla: ̅Θ̅ΥΜήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots. 

ΘΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΤΣΔ
..ΜΑΝ
ΤΚΕΓ
ΧΡΗ

Θεὸτοκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλω Ῥωμανῷ τῷ Κεγχρῇ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1582
Diameter 21.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεὸτοκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλω Ῥωμανῷ τῷ Κεγχρῇ.

Mother of God, help your servant, Romanos Kenchres.