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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. In the quarters, letters forming an anagram: φχ|φπ . Border of dots.

φ(ῶς) Χ(ριστοῦ) φ(αίνει) π(ᾶσι)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. In the quarters, letters forming an anagram: φχ|φπ . Border of dots.

φ(ῶς) Χ(ριστοῦ) φ(αίνει) π(ᾶσι)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2060
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

φῶς Χριστοῦ φαίνει πᾶσι.

The light of Christ shines upon all.