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Manuel (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription preserved at right : Θ̣Υ̣̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, first line partially visible. Border of dots.

Θκ̅εθ
ΤΣΔ̣̣
ΛΜΑΝ̣
ΗΛ

Θ(εοτόκ)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μανουὴλ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription preserved at right : Θ̣Υ̣̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, first line partially visible. Border of dots.

Θκ̅εθ
ΤΣΔ̣̣
ΛΜΑΝ̣
ΗΛ

Θ(εοτόκ)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μανουὴλ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4249
Diameter 20.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μανουὴλ.

Theotokos, help your servant Manuel.