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Theopemptos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Remnants of a cross? Trace of a circular inscription along the circumference : ΤΟΣΟ. Border of dots.

το σο

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΘΕ
ΟΠΕΝ
Π̣ΤΟ

Θεοπένπτο

Obverse

Remnants of a cross? Trace of a circular inscription along the circumference : ΤΟΣΟ. Border of dots.

το σο

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΘΕ
ΟΠΕΝ
Π̣ΤΟ

Θεοπένπτο

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2536
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

[Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει] το σο [δούλῳ] Θεοπένπτο.

Lord or Theotokos, help your servant Theopemptos.

Commentary

The poor condition of this specimen makes the reading uncertain.