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Bath token (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ανα
τολου̣
τ̣ρον̣

ἄναξ τὸ λουτρὸν

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

χρησο
.ηνου
.ινια

χρησο.ηνου.ινια

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ανα
τολου̣
τ̣ρον̣

ἄναξ τὸ λουτρὸν

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

χρησο
.ηνου
.ινια

χρησο.ηνου.ινια

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1439
Diameter 20.0 mm

Translation

ἄναξ τὸ λουτρὸν ...

The Lord is the cleansing ...

Commentary

The reading of the reverse inscription is problematic and awaits clarification from a better preserved parallel.

The inscription also appears to be metrical.