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Anonymous (eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1345

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
16 mm

Obverse

Anonymous (eighth century)

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΙΗΣ
ΣΧΡΙΣΤΟ
Σ

Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς

Reverse

Anonymous (eighth century)

Inscription of two lines. Border of dots.

ΟΘΕΟΣ
Μ

ὁ Θεός μου

Translation

Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς ὁ Θεός μου

Jesus Christ is my God.

Audio

Commentary

The poor quality of the engraving makes it very difficult to date this specimen, which could come from any period. We have opted for the eighth century but admit that this dating could be off by centuries.

 

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