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Prosphygos (?) (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΦΥΛΑΤ
ΤΕΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕ

φύλαττε, Θεοτόκε

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Γ̣....
ΝΠΡΟ
ΦΥΓ.

γ[ραφὴ]ν Προ[σ]φύγ[ου]

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΦΥΛΑΤ
ΤΕΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕ

φύλαττε, Θεοτόκε

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Γ̣....
ΝΠΡΟ
ΦΥΓ.

γ[ραφὴ]ν Προ[σ]φύγ[ου]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1055
Diameter 20.0 mm

Translation

φύλαττε, Θεοτόκε, γραφὴν Προσφύγου.

Theotokos, protect the letter of Prosphygos. 

Commentary

Metrical inscription of twelve syllables.

Neither the owner's name nor the date can be considered secure.