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Abramios (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla at left and right: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border. 


ΘΚΕΟ
ΗΘΤΣ
ΔΛΑ
ΑΜΙ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀβραμίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla at left and right: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border. 


ΘΚΕΟ
ΗΘΤΣ
ΔΛΑ
ΑΜΙ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀβραμίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2483
Diameter 29.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀβραμίῳ

Theotokos, help your servant Abramios.