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Xene nun (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Indistinct bust of the Virgin orans, perhaps with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,Θ,
ΤΗ..Δ,
ΞΕΝΗΜ
ΝΑΧΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ξένῃ μωναχῇ

Obverse

Indistinct bust of the Virgin orans, perhaps with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε,Θ,
ΤΗ..Δ,
ΞΕΝΗΜ
ΝΑΧΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ξένῃ μωναχῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.412
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1475, 1476 (possibly the same owner).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ξένῃ μωναχῇ.

Theotokos, help your servant, the nun Xene.