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Constantine (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with both hands open in front of her. Traces of sigla at right: ..Θ̅Υ: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


.Κ̅εΟ
ΗΘΕΙΤ̣
ΣΔΟΥ
Λκ̣̅ν̣

[Θ(εοτό)]κε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κων(σταντίνῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with both hands open in front of her. Traces of sigla at right: ..Θ̅Υ: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


.Κ̅εΟ
ΗΘΕΙΤ̣
ΣΔΟΥ
Λκ̣̅ν̣

[Θ(εοτό)]κε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κων(σταντίνῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4018
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Constantine.