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Menas (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram in the center. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription.

..ιστεοθεοσ

β - η - θ - ι - ο

Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός βοήθι

Reverse

Cruciform monogram in the center. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription.

τσουλ

α - η - μ - ν

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μηνᾷ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram in the center. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription.

..ιστεοθεοσ

β - η - θ - ι - ο

Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός βοήθι

Reverse

Cruciform monogram in the center. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription.

τσουλ

α - η - μ - ν

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μηνᾷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1334
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1553.

Translation

Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μηνᾷ.

Christ (our) God, help your servant Menas.

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