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Theodore (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2265
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


σζοισ
παναγνε
σονθεο
δρ,λα
τρην

σῴζοις, πάναγνε, σὸν Θεόδωρ(ον) λάτρην

Translation

σῴζοις, πάναγνε, σὸν Θεόδωρον λάτρην.

All-holy One, may you preserve your servant Theodore.