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Basil Drosos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Poorly preserved bust of a holy figure; details indistinct, and no epigraphy visible. Border of dot.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Θ̣κ̣ε̣Ο
.θει
..ληον
τονρο
σον

Θ(εοτό)κε βο[ή]θει Βα[σί]ληον τὸν Δρόσον

Obverse

Poorly preserved bust of a holy figure; details indistinct, and no epigraphy visible. Border of dot.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Θ̣κ̣ε̣Ο
.θει
..ληον
τονρο
σον

Θ(εοτό)κε βο[ή]θει Βα[σί]ληον τὸν Δρόσον

Accession number BZS.1958.106.893
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse; cracked horizontally on the reverse.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασίληον τὸν Δρόσον.

Mother of God, help Basil Drosos.