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Theophylaktos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Sigla : Μ̅Θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Linear border.

ΘΚΕΘ,
ΤΣΔ̣
ΘΕΟΦΥ
Λ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Θεοφυλ(άκτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Sigla : Μ̅Θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Linear border.

ΘΚΕΘ,
ΤΣΔ̣
ΘΕΟΦΥ
Λ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Θεοφυλ(άκτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2700
Diameter 14.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφυλάκτῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Theophylaktos.