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Abramios monk and priest (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Indistinct bust of the Mother of God. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τσ
Ααμιο
μοναχο
πρεσυ
τερ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἀβραμίο μοναχό (καὶ) πρεσβυτέρ(ῳ)

Obverse

Indistinct bust of the Mother of God. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τσ
Ααμιο
μοναχο
πρεσυ
τερ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἀβραμίο μοναχό (καὶ) πρεσβυτέρ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.163
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1342 (mistakenly reading the owner's name as Ouranios).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀβραμίο μοναχό καὶ πρεσβυτέρῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Abramios, monk and priest.