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Michael Maleinos, patrikios (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5543
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

In the center, a bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at twelve o'clock:

θκεοηθειμιχηλ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ

Reverse

In the center, a bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: |ν|ικ|ο|λ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at twelve o'clock:

πτρικιτμλειν

πατρικίῳ τῷ Μαλεΐνῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πατρικίῳ τῷ Μαλεΐνῳ.

Mother of God, help Michael Maleinos, patrikios.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5543
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.5543
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.5543
Diameter 22 mm

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