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Christopher (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. In the quarters : ΤΩΣΩ̣|ΔΛΩ̣ . No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, with a cross above. No border visible.


ΧΡΙΣ
ΤΟΦ
ΟΡΩ

Χριστοφόρῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. In the quarters : ΤΩΣΩ̣|ΔΛΩ̣ . No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, with a cross above. No border visible.


ΧΡΙΣ
ΤΟΦ
ΟΡΩ

Χριστοφόρῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2476
Diameter 24.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Christopher.