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Anonymous (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1170

Details

Diameter:
27 mm
Field:
24 mm

Obverse

Anonymous (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin, holding the child. Inscription: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Anonymous (eleventh century)

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


ΜΕ̅ΡΘΥ
.ΦΡΑΓΙΣ
ΤΕΣΚΕ
ΠΗΣΥ
.ΟΙ

Μήτερ Θεοσφραγίς τε καὶ σκέπη σύ μοι

Translation

Μήτερ Θεοῦ σφραγίς τε καὶ σκέπη σύ μοι.

Mother of God, be Thou my seal and my shelter.

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