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N. great meizoteros (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); remnants of an inscription in the quarters:  : [τῷ σῷ] δού[λῳ]. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Thin wreath border.

Μεγ
μ̣ειζ
ρ̣

... μεγ[άλῳ] μειζ(ο)[τέ]ρῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); remnants of an inscription in the quarters:  : [τῷ σῷ] δού[λῳ]. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Thin wreath border.

Μεγ
μ̣ειζ
ρ̣

... μεγ[άλῳ] μειζ(ο)[τέ]ρῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1831
Diameter 27.0 mm
Condition Broken; nearly half missing.

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ... μεγάλῳ μειζοτέρῳ.

Lord or Mother of God, help your servant ... great meizoteros.

Commentary

The restoration of the word μεγάλῳ first line is not certain.