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Paul monk and imperial cleric (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.139
Diameter 23 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΠΑΥΛ
ΧΚΑΙ,
ΚΛΗΡΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Παύλῳ μοναχ καὶ βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Παύλῳ μοναχῷ καὶ βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ.

Theotokos, help Paul monk and imperial cleric.