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Paul patrikios (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of the Virgin, nimbate, facing, holding the Christ child with a nimbus cruciform on her l. arm. In field around, circular inscription. All within wreath border.

εβοηθ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Block monogram reading Παύλῳ, surmounted with a cross in center. In column visible to r., inscription (from bottom to top): Κ|Ι|Ω. Wreath border.

 - λ - π - υ - ω

Παύλῳ πατρίκιῳ

Obverse

Standing figure of the Virgin, nimbate, facing, holding the Christ child with a nimbus cruciform on her l. arm. In field around, circular inscription. All within wreath border.

εβοηθ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Block monogram reading Παύλῳ, surmounted with a cross in center. In column visible to r., inscription (from bottom to top): Κ|Ι|Ω. Wreath border.

 - λ - π - υ - ω

Παύλῳ πατρίκιῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.69
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-veglery, no. 1187b.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Παύλῳ πατρίκιῳ.

Theotokos, help Paul, patrikios.