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Theodote (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4541
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

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Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλι Θεωδότῃ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλι Θεωδότῃ.

Theotokos, help your servant Theodote.