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Basil monk (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.5098

Details

Diameter:
16 mm
Field:
10 mm

Obverse

Basil monk (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ on her breast. Sigla: μ̅θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Basil monk (eleventh century)

Inscription in five lines with cross above. Linear border.


ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΑΣΙΛ,Α
ΜΑΡΤ
Λ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ ἁμαρτωλ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ ἁμαρτωλῷ.

Theotokos, help your servant, the sinner Basil.

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