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Gregory protokouropalates (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: ̣–Θ: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εοῦ). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Indeterminate border.

  
ΘΚΕ̣̣Θ̣
ΓΡΙΓΟΡ̣
͂Κ̣ΡΟΠ̣
ΛΑΤΗ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Γριγορ(ίῳ) (πρωτο)κουροπ[α]λάτῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: ̣–Θ: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εοῦ). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Indeterminate border.

  
ΘΚΕ̣̣Θ̣
ΓΡΙΓΟΡ̣
͂Κ̣ΡΟΠ̣
ΛΑΤΗ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Γριγορ(ίῳ) (πρωτο)κουροπ[α]λάτῃ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2362
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Both faces heavily worn. Chipped above.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ πρωτοκουροπαλάτῃ.

Mother of God, help Gregory, protokouropalates.