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Theognostos patrikios (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Reverse

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

θ̣κε,θ,
τ̣σδ,
θ̣εογνοσ
τπ̅ρ̅ι̅⸣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Θεογνόστῳ π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ)

Obverse

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

Reverse

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

θ̣κε,θ,
τ̣σδ,
θ̣εογνοσ
τπ̅ρ̅ι̅⸣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Θεογνόστῳ π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5237
Diameter 18.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεογνόστῳ πατρικίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theognostos, patrikios.