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Antonios monk and presbyteros (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4887

Details

Diameter:
19 mm
Condition:
Pierced.

Obverse

Antonios monk and presbyteros (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription within a border of dots.

ΗΝΥ..ΣΑ

Reverse

Antonios monk and presbyteros (eleventh century)

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

θκεθ,
αντνι,
μοναχο
πρεσυ
τερο

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἀντωνί μοναχο καὶ πρεσβυτέρο

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἀντωνίῳ μοναχο καὶ πρεσβυτέρο.

Theotokos, help Antonios monk and presbyteros.

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Commentary

The circular inscription on the obverse cannot be deciphered. It is likely an epithet of the Virgin.

 

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