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Constantine dioiketes (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands extended before her. Sigla on either side: ̅Θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.κ̅ε̣
..θ,τσ
̣λ,κν
ιυκι
τ,

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β[οή]θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) διυκιτ(ῇ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands extended before her. Sigla on either side: ̅Θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.κ̅ε̣
..θ,τσ
̣λ,κν
ιυκι
τ,

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β[οή]θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) διυκιτ(ῇ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.785
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Condition Partially flattened on the reverse.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ διυκιτῇ.

Mother of God, help your servant Constantine, dioiketes.