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David epi tou manglaviou (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a warrior saint (likely St George), holding a lance in his right hand. No epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No visible border.

Κ̣Ε,Θ,
̣̅̅ΕΠΙ̣
̣ΜΓ
̣Ι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Δ]α(βὶ)δ ἐπὶ [τ]οῦ μαγ[λ]αβί(ου)

Obverse

Bust of a warrior saint (likely St George), holding a lance in his right hand. No epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No visible border.

Κ̣Ε,Θ,
̣̅̅ΕΠΙ̣
̣ΜΓ
̣Ι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Δ]α(βὶ)δ ἐπὶ [τ]οῦ μαγ[λ]αβί(ου)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2322
Diameter 15.0 mm
Condition Chipped. Both fields worn or too large for blank.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Δαβὶδ ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγλαβίου.

Lord, help David, epi tou manglaviou.