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Theodore monk (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2626
Diameter 17 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decoration above. Border of dots.


ΘΚ̅ΕΘ
ΘΕΟΔ,
ΜΟΝΑ
·Χ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ μοναχ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ μοναχῷ.

Theotokos, help the monk Theodore.

Commentary

The name could also be Theodosios, although it is less likely than theodore based on the presence of an Ω before the abbreviation mark, and not an Ο.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2626
Diameter 17 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2626
Diameter 17 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2626
Diameter 17 mm

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