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Helen nun, charistikarea, and gerokomissa (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.20
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 23 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans perhaps with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription within a double border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟΗΘ,ΤΗΣΗΔΟΥΛΗΕΛΕΝΗΜΟΝΑΧΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ἐλένῃ μοναχῇ

Reverse

Bust of St. Thomas; details indistinct. Inscription: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|ΟΘ|Ο|ΜΑ|Σ: ὁ ἅγιος Θομᾶς. Circular inscription within a double border of dots.

ΧΑΡΙ.ΤΙΚΑΡΕΑΚΑΙΓΙΡΟ...ΗΣΑ

χαριστικαρέᾳικαὶ γιροκομήσᾳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ἐλένῃ μοναχῇ χαριστικαρέᾳικαὶ γιροκομήσᾳ.

Theotokos, help your servant, the nun Helen, charistikarea and gerokomissa.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.20
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 23 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.20
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 23 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.20
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 23 mm

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