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Nicholas Megalonas (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion before her. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τσΔ̅λ
νικολ,τ
μεγλ
ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Νικολ(άῳ) τῷ Μεγαλωνᾷ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion before her. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τσΔ̅λ
νικολ,τ
μεγλ
ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Νικολ(άῳ) τῷ Μεγαλωνᾷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1154
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ τῷ Μεγαλωνᾷ.

Mother of God, help your servant Nicholas Megalonas.