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Petronas (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΩ
ΣΩΔΛ
ΠΕΤΡ
ΩΝ

τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Πετρωνᾷ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΩ
ΣΩΔΛ
ΠΕΤΡ
ΩΝ

τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Πετρωνᾷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4363
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πετρωνᾷ.

Theotokos, help your servant Petronas.

Commentary

Note the cross inserted at the end of the third line of the reverse.