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Irene nun and zoste (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: ̅θΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΗΣΙΔΛ
ΕΙΡΙΝΙ
ΚΑΙΖΟΣ
ΤΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῖ δούλ Εἰρίνι μοναχ καὶ ζοστῇ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: ̅θΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΗΣΙΔΛ
ΕΙΡΙΝΙ
ΚΑΙΖΟΣ
ΤΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῖ δούλ Εἰρίνι μοναχ καὶ ζοστῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1035
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῖ δούλῃ Εἰρίνι μοναχῇ καὶ ζοστῇ.

Theotokos, help your servant Irene nun and zoste.