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Symeon (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of the Mother of God orans. Inscription : ̅Θ̣̅Υ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of a bearded saint. Sigla : Οα|γιο|σΣΥ|Μ : ὁ ἅγιος Συμ(εών). A circular inscription along upper circumference: Η̣Θ̣Ε̣Ι̣Σ̣Υ̣Μ̣Ε̣Ω̣Ν̣. Border of dots.

[Κ(ύρι)ε βο]ήθει Συμεὼν

Obverse

Standing figure of the Mother of God orans. Inscription : ̅Θ̣̅Υ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of a bearded saint. Sigla : Οα|γιο|σΣΥ|Μ : ὁ ἅγιος Συμ(εών). A circular inscription along upper circumference: Η̣Θ̣Ε̣Ι̣Σ̣Υ̣Μ̣Ε̣Ω̣Ν̣. Border of dots.

[Κ(ύρι)ε βο]ήθει Συμεὼν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3450
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Συμεών.

Lord, help Symeon.