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Auxentios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Child in her left arm. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε,θ,
τ
σδ,
α̣υ̣
εν
τι

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἀὐξεντὶῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Child in her left arm. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε,θ,
τ
σδ,
α̣υ̣
εν
τι

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἀὐξεντὶῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3515
Diameter 15.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀὐξεντὶῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant, Auxentios.