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Theodosios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1681
Diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Inscription on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
οηθι
τσˊ
θ̣εο
σι

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεωδοσίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεωδοσίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodosios.