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Theophanes primikerios and koitonites (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla preserved at left: μρ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Along the circumference, at upper left and right, an invocation. Border of dots.

θκε̣θ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θεο
.ν,πρ
.ιρκιτ̣
νιτ


Θεο[φ]άν(ει) πρ(ιμι)[κ]ιρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) κιτωνίτ(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla preserved at left: μρ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Along the circumference, at upper left and right, an invocation. Border of dots.

θκε̣θ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θεο
.ν,πρ
.ιρκιτ̣
νιτ


Θεο[φ]άν(ει) πρ(ιμι)[κ]ιρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) κιτωνίτ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1977.34.15
Diameter 25.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοφάνει πριμικιρίῳ καὶ κιτωνίτῃ.

Mother of God, help Theophanes, primikerios and koitonites.