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Soterichos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Traces of epigraphy on either side: ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ειησ
οηθ..
χε̅σσ̣̣
τηριχ̣̣

εἴης βοηθ[ός], Χ(ριστ)έ, σῷ Σωτηρίχῷ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Traces of epigraphy on either side: ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ειησ
οηθ..
χε̅σσ̣̣
τηριχ̣̣

εἴης βοηθ[ός], Χ(ριστ)έ, σῷ Σωτηρίχῷ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2065
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 693.

Translation

εἴης βοηθός, Χριστέ, σῷ Σωτηρίχῷ.

Be the aid, O Christ, to your servant Soterichos.

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