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Gregoras Xyrites (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Gregory the Theologian holding the Gospel and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |γ|ρι|οθ̣ε̣|..|ο|γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γρι(γόριος) ὁ Θε[ολ]όγ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσδ,
..η̣γορ
τηρι
τη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) [Γρ]ηγορᾷ τῷ Ξηρίτῃ

Obverse

Bust of St Gregory the Theologian holding the Gospel and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |γ|ρι|οθ̣ε̣|..|ο|γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γρι(γόριος) ὁ Θε[ολ]όγ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσδ,
..η̣γορ
τηρι
τη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) [Γρ]ηγορᾷ τῷ Ξηρίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2320
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γρηγορᾷ τῷ Ξηρίτῃ.

Lord, help your servant Gregoras Xyrites.