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Dionysios (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΔΙ
ΟΝΥΣ
ΙΟΤΩ
ΣΩΔΟ
..Ω

Διονυσίο τῷ σῷ δο[ύλ]ῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΔΙ
ΟΝΥΣ
ΙΟΤΩ
ΣΩΔΟ
..Ω

Διονυσίο τῷ σῷ δο[ύλ]ῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2264
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Διονυσίο τῷ σῷ δούλῳ.

Theotokos, help Dionysios, your servant.