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Maria protovestiaria (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3922
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 16 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion before her. On either side, siga: μρ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

μρι̣
εσ
τιρˋ
Λιυ̅χυ̅

Μαρία (πρωτο)βεστιαρ(ία), δούλ(η) Ἰ(ησο)ῦ Χ(ριστο)ῦ

Translation

Μαρία πρωτοβεστιαρία, δούλη Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.

Maria the protovestiaria, servant of Jesus Christ.