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Thomas bishop (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the angles of the cruciform, inscription: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Border of pellets within double border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of pellets within double border of dots.

+
+ΘΜ,
ΕΠΙΣΚΟ
ΠΕΛΑ
ΧΙΣΤ,

Θωμᾷ ἐπισκόπῳ ἐλαχίστ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the angles of the cruciform, inscription: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Border of pellets within double border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of pellets within double border of dots.

+
+ΘΜ,
ΕΠΙΣΚΟ
ΠΕΛΑ
ΧΙΣΤ,

Θωμᾷ ἐπισκόπῳ ἐλαχίστ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4632
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1863.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θωμᾷ ἐπισκόπῳ ἐλαχίστῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant, the most humble bishop Thomas.