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Martyrios metropolitan (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in five lines with cross at beginning of first line and end of last. Wreath border.

ΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕΒ
ΟΗΘΗΜΑ
ΡΤΥΡΗΟΥ

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Μαρτυρήου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ΗΙΛΜΟΠΡΤΥ

 

η - ι - λ - μ - ο - π - ρ - τ - υ

μητροπολίτου

Obverse

Inscription in five lines with cross at beginning of first line and end of last. Wreath border.

ΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕΒ
ΟΗΘΗΜΑ
ΡΤΥΡΗΟΥ

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Μαρτυρήου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ΗΙΛΜΟΠΡΤΥ

 

η - ι - λ - μ - ο - π - ρ - τ - υ

μητροπολίτου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4793
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 420. Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1869.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μαρτυρίου μητροπολίτου.

Theotokos, help Martyrios metropolitan.

Commentary

The reverse monogram contains the ligatures, and on the top arm, and on the left arm.