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Basil ek prosopou (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .σ|λ . Thin wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

β̣
ιλειο̣υ̣.
κπροσ.
π

Βα[σ]ιλείου [ἐ]κ προσ[ώ]πῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .σ|λ . Thin wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Thin wreath border.

β̣
ιλειο̣υ̣.
κπροσ.
π

Βα[σ]ιλείου [ἐ]κ προσ[ώ]πῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1270
Diameter 29.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείου ἐκ προσώπῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Basil, ek prosopou.