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Antonios monk and presbyteros (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4887
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Pierced.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription within a border of dots.

ΗΝΥ..ΣΑ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

θκεθ,
αντνι,
μοναχο
πρεσυ
τερο

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἀντωνί μοναχο καὶ πρεσβυτέρο

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἀντωνίῳ μοναχο καὶ πρεσβυτέρο.

Theotokos, help Antonios monk and presbyteros.

Commentary

The circular inscription on the obverse cannot be deciphered. It is likely an epithet of the Virgin.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4887
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Pierced.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4887
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Pierced.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4887
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Pierced.

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