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Maria patrikia (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, details obscure, but seemingly holding her hands in front of her chest. Sigla: ρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration (?) above. Border of dots.


μρι
πτρι
κη

Μαρία πατρικήα

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, details obscure, but seemingly holding her hands in front of her chest. Sigla: ρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration (?) above. Border of dots.


μρι
πτρι
κη

Μαρία πατρικήα

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4537
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm

Translation

Μαρία πατρικήα.

The patrikia Maria.