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Stephen (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, with both hands open in front of her. Inscription invisible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, with a dot above. Border of dots.


ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΣΤΕΦΑ
Ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Στεφάν(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, with both hands open in front of her. Inscription invisible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, with a dot above. Border of dots.


ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΣΤΕΦΑ
Ν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Στεφάν(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3637
Diameter 15.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Stephen.