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Basil Straboromanos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

χε̅,θ,
ασιλ
τρα
ορμ
ν

Χ(ριστ)ὲ β(οή)θ(ει) Βασιλείῳ τῷ Στραβορωμ(α)νῷ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

χε̅,θ,
ασιλ
τρα
ορμ
ν

Χ(ριστ)ὲ β(οή)θ(ει) Βασιλείῳ τῷ Στραβορωμ(α)νῷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2267
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Χ(ριστ)ὲ βοήθει Βασιλείῳ τῷ Στραβορωμανῷ.

Christ, help Basil Straboromanos.

Commentary