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Nikon monk (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4870

Details

Diameter:
15 mm
Field:
9 mm

Obverse

Nikon monk (eleventh century)

Faintly imprinted bust of the Virgin orans; perhaps the medallion of Christ is before her. No legible inscription. Border of dots.

Reverse

Nikon monk (eleventh century)

Inscription in three lines with cross above. Border of dots.


θκεθ,
ν.κονι

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νίκονι μοναχ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νίκονι μοναχῷ.

Theotokos, help the monk Nikon.

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