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Basil Mauropodes (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, orans, facing, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla to both sides: ̄θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.σιλε.
ονσκεπ
οισμετον
μαυροπο
δην

Βασίλειον σκέποις με τὸν Μαυροπόδην

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, orans, facing, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla to both sides: ̄θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.σιλε.
ονσκεπ
οισμετον
μαυροπο
δην

Βασίλειον σκέποις με τὸν Μαυροπόδην

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1194
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Corpus, no. 183.

Translation

Βασίλειον σκέποις με τὸν Μαυροπόδην.

May you protect me, Basil Mauropodes.