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Stephanos notarios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Partially preserved image of the Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla preserved at right: Θ. : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣.
.ΘΙΣΤ̣Ε̣.
.ΝΝ.
.ΑΡΙΟ

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οή]θι Στε[φά]νῳ ν[οτ]αρίο

Obverse

Partially preserved image of the Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla preserved at right: Θ. : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣.
.ΘΙΣΤ̣Ε̣.
.ΝΝ.
.ΑΡΙΟ

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οή]θι Στε[φά]νῳ ν[οτ]αρίο

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3054
Diameter 35.0 mm
Condition Blank much larger than die; heavily worn on left and right thirds; cracked down the channel.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι Στεφάνῳ νοταρίο.

Lord, help Stephanos, notarios.