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Basil monk (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4851

Details

Diameter:
15 mm
Field:
9 mm

Obverse

Basil monk (eleventh century)

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

Reverse

Basil monk (eleventh century)

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

θκε
οηθ
σιλει
μον
χ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλείῳ μοναχ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλείῳ μοναχῷ.

Theotokos, help the monk Basil.

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