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Stephanos chartoularios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Along the circumference, remnants of a circular inscription beginning with a cross at eight o'clock:

θκεοηθε̣.......

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθε[ι τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ)]

Reverse

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

στ.
αν
χαρτ
λαρι

Στ[ε]φάνῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Along the circumference, remnants of a circular inscription beginning with a cross at eight o'clock:

θκεοηθε̣.......

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθε[ι τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ)]

Reverse

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

στ.
αν
χαρτ
λαρι

Στ[ε]φάνῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1364
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Stephanos, chartoularios.