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Basilakes (?) patrikios (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla at left and above: μθ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

σκεπε
παναγνε
̣α̣σ̣ι̣λακη
..τ̣ρικη

σκέπε, Πάναγνε, Βασιλάκῃ [πα]τρικήῳ

Obverse

The Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla at left and above: μθ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

σκεπε
παναγνε
̣α̣σ̣ι̣λακη
..τ̣ρικη

σκέπε, Πάναγνε, Βασιλάκῃ [πα]τρικήῳ

Accession number BZS.1977.34.16
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

σκέπε, Πάναγνε, Βασιλάκῃ πατρικήῳ.

All-holy One, protect Basilakes, patrikios.

Commentary

The poor state of preservation makes the reading of the owner's name provisional.