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Constantine (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Along the upper circumference, an inscription beginning at nine o'clock. Border of dots.

Θκε,θ,κν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Κων(σταντίνῳ)

Reverse

St George standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Along the upper circumference, an inscription beginning at nine o'clock. Border of dots.

Θκε,θ,κν

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Κων(σταντίνῳ)

Reverse

St George standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.991
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ.

Mother of God, help Constantine.