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Chotimetes (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cross decorated with dots. Inscription above and around in a semicircle : ΧΟΤΙΜΕ̣ΤΗΣ : Χοτιμέτης. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of the the Virgin, with nimbus, hands held before her. Visible at left : ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Obverse

Cross decorated with dots. Inscription above and around in a semicircle : ΧΟΤΙΜΕ̣ΤΗΣ : Χοτιμέτης. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of the the Virgin, with nimbus, hands held before her. Visible at left : ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4567
Diameter 20.0 mm

Commentary

The reading of the obverse inscription is by no means certain.