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Christopher grand meizoteros (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

χρι
..οφορ
μεγλ
.μειζο
τ̣ερ

Χρι[στ]οφόρ[ῳ] μεγάλ[ῳ] μειζοτέρῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ|λ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

χρι
..οφορ
μεγλ
.μειζο
τ̣ερ

Χρι[στ]οφόρ[ῳ] μεγάλ[ῳ] μειζοτέρῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.858
Diameter 33.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ μεγάλῳ μειζοτέρῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Christopher, grand meizoteros.