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Maria [P]ent(...?) (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin seated upon a throne, holding Christ on her knee. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

θκε,
τηση
μαριατ
πεντ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλ Μαρίᾳ τ Πεντ. . .

Obverse

The Virgin seated upon a throne, holding Christ on her knee. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

θκε,
τηση
μαριατ
πεντ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλ Μαρίᾳ τ Πεντ. . .

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4555
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Μαρίᾳ τῇ Πεντ. . .

Mother of God, help your servant Maria Pent...

Commentary

The partial restoration of the family name is not certain since the first letter on the final line of the reverse may or may not be Π.