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Michael Zonaras, anthypatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
μινυθ
πττ
.̣νρ̣,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχ(αὴλ) τῷ [Ζ]ωναρ(ᾷ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
μινυθ
πττ
.̣νρ̣,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχ(αὴλ) τῷ [Ζ]ωναρ(ᾷ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.815
Diameter 15.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τῷ Ζωναρᾷ.

Lord, help Michael Zonaras.