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Michael Aplesphares (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, turned to her right with her hands upraised towards the manus Dei. Sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εοη
τσλ
μιχηλτο
πλεσ
ρη

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Μιχαὴλ το Ἀπλεσφάρῃ

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, turned to her right with her hands upraised towards the manus Dei. Sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εοη
τσλ
μιχηλτο
πλεσ
ρη

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Μιχαὴλ το Ἀπλεσφάρῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1075
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ το Ἀπλεσφάρῃ.

Mother of God, help your servant Michael Aplesphares.