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Agallianos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: Μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκε̣
,θ,τσ
δ,λ,αγα
λιν,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ού)λ(ῳ) Ἀγαλιαν(ῷ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: Μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκε̣
,θ,τσ
δ,λ,αγα
λιν,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ού)λ(ῳ) Ἀγαλιαν(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2181
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀγαλιανῷ.

Mother of God, help your servant Agallianos.