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Manuel Philokales, proedros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a throne, holding the Child in her lap. On her left, an angel (?), perhaps St Michael, holding a staff. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε̣
μανο
προε
τφι
καλ


Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Μανο[υὴλ] προέ[δρῳ] τῷ Φι[λ]οκάλ[ῃ]

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a throne, holding the Child in her lap. On her left, an angel (?), perhaps St Michael, holding a staff. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε̣
μανο
προε
τφι
καλ


Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Μανο[υὴλ] προέ[δρῳ] τῷ Φι[λ]οκάλ[ῃ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1850
Diameter 20.0 mm
Condition Broken; nearly half missing.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μανουὴλ προέδρῳ τῷ Φιλοκάλῃ.

Mother of God, help Manuel Philokales, proedros.