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Basil deacon (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΣΩ|.ΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Wreath border.


βσι
λειω
δικ
ν

Βασιλείῳ διακόν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΣΩ|.ΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Wreath border.


βσι
λειω
δικ
ν

Βασιλείῳ διακόν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4140
Diameter 26.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ διακόνῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant, the deacon Basil.