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Maria Bryennissa, magistrissa (eleventh 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 five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκε,θ̣,
μαριαμα
γιστριση
τηρ.ε
νι.η

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μαρίᾳ μαγιστρίσῃ τῇ Βρ[υ]ενί[σ]ῃ

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 five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκε,θ̣,
μαριαμα
γιστριση
τηρ.ε
νι.η

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Μαρίᾳ μαγιστρίσῃ τῇ Βρ[υ]ενί[σ]ῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5239
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μαρίᾳ μαγιστρίσῃ τῇ Βρυενίσῃ.

Mother of God, help Maria Bryennissa, magistrissa.