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Anonymous (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΙΗΣ
ΣΧΡΙΣΤΟ
Σ

Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς

Reverse

Inscription of two lines. Border of dots.

ΟΘΕΟΣ
Μ

ὁ Θεός μου

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΙΗΣ
ΣΧΡΙΣΤΟ
Σ

Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς

Reverse

Inscription of two lines. Border of dots.

ΟΘΕΟΣ
Μ

ὁ Θεός μου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1345
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm

Translation

Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς ὁ Θεός μου

Jesus Christ is my God.

Commentary

The poor quality of the engraving makes it very difficult to date this specimen, which could come from any period. We have opted for the eighth century but admit that this dating could be off by centuries.