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Agallianos monk (ninth century, second half)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4849

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1962.

Details

Diameter:
28 mm
Field:
19 mm

Obverse

Agallianos monk (ninth century, second half)

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, holding Christ child before her. Invocative monograms on either side, resolved as Θεοτόκε βοήθει and τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Agallianos monk (ninth century, second half)

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΚΕΒΟ
..ΛΙ
ΝΜΟ
ΝΧ

Κύριε βοήθειγαλιανῷ μοναχῷ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Κύριε βοήθει Ἀγαλιανῷ μοναχῷ.

Theotokos, help your servant. Lord, help the monk Agalianos.

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