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Michael Petriotes (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: Μ̅Θ̣̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
ο̣ηθει
μι̣χαηλ
τοπετρ
ηοτˊ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τὸ Πετρηότ(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: Μ̅Θ̣̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
ο̣ηθει
μι̣χαηλ
τοπετρ
ηοτˊ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τὸ Πετρηότ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4054
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τὸ Πετρηότῃ.

Theotokos, help Michael Petriotes.