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Mark Boulikas (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1595
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 19 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross of dots above. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,θ,
τσΔ,
μαρκο
τολι
κ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Μάρκο το Βουλίκᾳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μάρκο το Βουλίκᾳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Mark Boulikas.